Katie Mackey

Birthday: 11/12/87 Mile PR: 4:23.5 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:03.81 - 2015
High School: Fort Collins HS
Hometown: Fort Collins, CO
College: University of Washington '10
Current Residence: Seattle, WA

Team: Brooks Beasts Track Club

Katie Mackey (nee Follett) won her first USA title by winning the Grand Blue Mile in 4:37.00 on April 25, 2017. The seven-time NCAA All-American at the University of Washington also won the 2016 Morton Games Mile, clocking a personal record and meet record of 4:25.48 (also the 12th fastest U.S. woman all-time in the Mile).

In addition, Katie captured three consecutive Falmouth Mile titles (2103-14 & 2016) in 4:41.39, 4:27.78 (previous PR and her first sub-4:30) and 4:29.73, respectively.

Mackey was also a runner-up in the Mile at the 2010 NCAA Indoor Championships.

Katie organizes a "Kickin' with Katie" weekend camp for high school girls that takes place in mid-November after the Washington state cross country meet.

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News

Kickin’ with Katie: Giving Back in Abundance

December 10, 2017

Weekend camp for high school girls provides running tips & tools, life lessons and more!

By Katie Mackey, Brooks Beasts Track Club

Imagine that you have a toolbox, and you need to hang a picture on the wall. You’d need to grab a hammer, some nails and maybe a leveler, but when you look into...

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2-Time Olympic Medalist Nick Willis, Defending Champ Katie Mackey Headline Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile

August 10, 2017

Top fields to vie for $15,000 guaranteed prize purse plus time bonuses at New Balance Falmouth Road Race Weekend track event on Saturday, August 19

From New Balance Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. – Nick Willis, the two-time Olympic medalist at 1500 meters, and three-time winner Katie...

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Katie Mackey Wins First National Title After Nearly Quitting the Sport

May 03, 2017

“I want to pass on what I’ve learned—I think at the end of the day that’s what will be a successful career to me.”

By Erin Strout, Runner's World

Katie Mackey found another gear she wasn’t sure she had. She discovered it with about 200 meters left on Tuesday night at the USA Road Mile...

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Murphy, Mackey Win USA Titles at Grand Blue Mile

April 25, 2017

2016 Olympic medalist Clayton Murphy also crushes course record with sub-4, earns $2500 bonus; first stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix #Tour2017

By Scott Bush for USATF

DES MOINES - Close finishes defined the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships Tuesday evening in Des Moines, Iowa, as...

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Merber, Mackey Repeat as Aetna Falmouth Mile Champions

August 20, 2016

Manikas-Hill, Sessa win Tommy Cochary High School Mile titles

From New Balance Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. — Kyle Merber and Katie Mackey both repeated as champions of the Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile on Saturday night with Merber winning for the second consecutive time and Mackey...

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2012 Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano to Headline Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile

August 12, 2016

Mackey to chase three-peat against deep women’s field including Kampf, Uceny and Sifuentes; top men also include rising stars Merber, Gregorek, Alexander and Hunter for Saturday, August 20 race

From New Balance Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. — Leo Manzano, who won a silver medal at 1500...

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Merber Wins, Mackey Defends Falmouth Mile

August 17, 2014

Three men sub-4 and four women sub-4:30; Tommy Cochary High School Mile goes to Russell Wells, Stella Worters

From Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. – Filling the bleachers and lining the rails, hundreds of fans turned out on Saturday evening to cheer the athletes at the Falmouth Mile, which...

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Blankenship, Mackey Take Falmouth Mile Titles

August 10, 2013

Ten U.S. men go sub-4 minutes; 12th stop on the nationwide inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013

By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly

FALMOUTH, Mass. -- The 2013 Falmouth Mile proved exciting once again here at Falmouth High School on Cape Cod. Americans Ben Blankenship (3:56.27) and Katie...

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Re:RUN San Diego Meet Preview

May 03, 2013

By Scott Bush, Runnerspace

One of the most unique presentations of a track meet this year takes place this Saturday in sunny San Diego. With general 5K and 10K road races taking place, leading into a four event, middle distance track showcase, Re:RUN works to bridge the gap between general road...

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