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Legend Wes Santee set the outdoor U.S. Mile record four times between 1953-55, just missing the first sub-4 by an American with his 4:00.5 final record clocking. #OhSoClose!

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10.18.17

Handy, Dandy Translation Guide at Merber Wedding a Hit!

Irish bride Patricia Barry created a guide to help out friends of...


10.17.17

Q&A with rising Irish Mile star Sean Tobin

The general public has a much better understanding of a Mile time...


9.22.86

Where Have All Our Milers Gone?

To early burnout as a result of the U.S. system, says the author,...


10.4.17

Camel City Elite Launches Unsponsored Athlete Program

One male, one female to be selected for the 2018 Camel City Mile;...



Featured Athletes

David Torrence

DOB: 11/26/85 Mile PR:
3:52.01 - 2012
Metric Mile PR:
3:33.23 - 2013

Emma Coburn

DOB: 10/19/90 Mile PR:
4:20.8 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.10 - 2015

Heather Kampf

DOB: 01/19/87 Mile PR:
4:19.7 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:04.46 - 2016

Wes Santee

DOB: 03/25/32 Mile PR:
4:00.5 - 1955
Metric Mile PR:
3:42.8 - 1954 (former world record)


Featured Events

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, Feb 3, 2018
Winston-Salem, NC

Newport-Mesa Spirit Run Elite Mile

Sun, March 18, 2018
Newport Beach, CA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 3, 2018
Santa Barbara, CA

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