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On May 23, 1959, Archie San Romani, Jr. sets U.S. high school Mile record of 4:10.0 in Merriam, Kansas; went to same HS as Jim Ryun, East High in Wichita; father Archie Sr., 4th in 1936 Olympic 1500 meters.

News

5.23.19

State Street Mile Celebrates 20th Running on June 2

Milestone anniversary $10,000 Super Bonus offered; 1,000-plus...


5.20.19

IAAF Run 24-1 set for June 2

Series of Mile runs in 24 cities in 16 time zones will celebrate...


5.19.19

New Balance’s New Shoe Gives You a Speedier, Bouncier Mile

Designed to work best for the Mile, the aptly named 5280 is light,...


5.22.19

How Becoming a Miler Helped This Marathoner Qualify for Olympic Trials

Training for shorter distances helped Leigh Anne Sharek finally...



Featured Athletes

Louis Zamperini

DOB: 01/26/17 Mile PR:
4:07.9 (indoors) - 1940
Metric Mile PR:
3:52.6 - 1939

Jenny Simpson

DOB: 08/23/86 Mile PR:
4:16.6 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.22 - 2014 (#3 U.S. all-time)

Emma Coburn

DOB: 10/19/90 Mile PR:
4:20.5 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.10 - 2015

Mary Cain

DOB: 05/03/96 Mile PR:
4:24.11 (indoors) - 2014 (U.S. Junior record)
Metric Mile PR:
4:04.62 - 2013


Featured Events

20th State Street Mile

Sun, June 2
Santa Barbara, CA

Inaugural Downtown Yakima Mile

Sat, June 8
Yakima, WA

The Cambridge Classic Mile

Tues, June 11
Cambridge, CAN

Crown City Mile

Thurs, July 4
Coronado, CA

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