Did you know?

On February 20, 1981, Eamonn Coghlan (IRL) smashes his 2-year-old indoor Mile WR by 2 seconds (3:50.6); in the same race, Steve Scott sets U.S. record (3:51.8), the longest standing men’s indoor Mile AR, ~24 years. What a race!

News

2.13.18

Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour Announces 2018 Schedule

5th Tour edition with 5 stops offers total Tour prize purse of more...


2.14.18

Meet the Miler: Coach Greg Bixel

Growing up in Western PA, all my buddies wanted to be Terry...


2.15.18

Four-time Olympian Marcus O’Sullivan appreciates career years later

If you were a betting man, you wouldn’t have put anything on me. I...


2.22.18

Arise, King Cheserek

“That’s the thing I’ve been working on, trying to put my name out...



Featured Athletes

Ben Blankenship

DOB: 12/15/88 Mile PR:
3:52.3 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.26 - 2016

Craig Engels

DOB: 05/01/94 Mile PR:
3:53.93 (indoors) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
3:35.95 - 2017

Katie Mackey

DOB: 11/12/87 Mile PR:
4:23.5 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.81 - 2015

Shelby Houlihan

DOB: 02/08/93 Mile PR:
4:23.0 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.39 - 2016


Featured Events

Newport-Mesa Spirit Run Elite Mile

Sun, March 18
Newport Beach, CA

Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 24
Des Moines, IA

Medtronic TC 1 Mile

Thurs, May 10
Minneapolis, MN

State Street Mile

Sun, June 3
Santa Barbara, CA

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