Mile News


Welteji, Kessler crush world records to win inaugural world road Mile titles in Riga

October 01, 2023

"The road Mile is a very American event and we're quite experienced in them. I'm very proud of myself.”

From World Athletics

Ethiopia’s Diribe Welteji and USA’s Hobbs Kessler shattered the world records to win two thrilling road Mile races at the World Road Running Championships Riga 23 on...

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Superstar Faith Kipyegon headlines inaugural World Road Running Championships Mile

September 25, 2023

Free livestream; $50,000 prize purse available

By Jon Mulkeen of World Athletics

Faith Kipyegon showed with her 5000m world record earlier this year that she doesn’t fear the unknown.

She had raced just twice over the distance before that, some eight years prior. But she took on – and ran...

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Road Mile world records ratified for Hiltz and Prakel

September 22, 2023

The inaugural records were set at the 2023 Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines, Iowa

From World Athletics

The winning times from this year’s USA Road Mile Championships – 4:27.97 for Nikki Hiltz and 4:01.21 for Sam Prakel – have been ratified as the inaugural world records for the road Mile.

The...

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Ingebrigtsen, Nuguse challenge world record in a thrilling Bowerman Mile

September 16, 2023

A record 11 men sub-3:50 in the same race as well as five national and one world junior records set!

By Maddie Lang

Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Yared Nuguse gave the fans an exciting show in the Bowerman Mile to fittingly cap off the first day of The Prefontaine Classic on Saturday afternoon.

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