Did you know?

On May 19, 1934, World War II hero Louis Zamperini set the ratified U.S. high school Mile record of 4:21 in Los Angeles; his HS Mile record lasted 19 years, nearly “unbroken”.



Run This Race: The Monumental Mile

Celebrate the fact that you have run the most glorious distance in...


Festival of Miles Hosts RRCA National 1 Mile Road Championships in Tucson

Second edition offers $3,156 prize money in the Open, Masters and...


How to Run Your Fastest Mile

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Pledging Now Open for Global Running Day and Million Kid Run on June 7

Runners of all ages & abilities worldwide can pledge to take part...

Featured Athletes

Louis Zamperini

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

Brenda Martinez

DOB: 09/08/87 Mile PR:
4:19.6 (road) - 2014
Metric Mile PR:
4:00.94 - 2013

Lauren Johnson

DOB: 05/04/87 Mile PR:
4:25.04 - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:04.17 - 2015

Matthew Centrowitz

DOB: 10/18/89 Mile PR:
3:49.6 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:30.40 - 2015

Featured Events

Festival of Miles

Fri, May 26
Tucson, AZ

State Street Mile

Sun, June 4
Santa Barbara, CA

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

Fri, July 28
Pittsburgh, PA

Minnesota Mile

Thurs, September 7
Duluth, MN





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Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

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