Did you know?

On July 7, 1999, legend Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco sets Mile world record, clocking 3:43.13 in Rome; runner-up Noah Ngeny of Kenya in 3:43.40 (still #2 performance AT)!! #wow



Mile Moment of the Month: Steve Scott’s Dream Mile 1982

In thrilling race against top field, the legend again breaks his...


You Don’t Know Shelby Houlihan

Her career to-do list is just as long as the places she wants to...


John Walker donates national warm-up suit to World Athletics Heritage Collection

"I’m delighted to donate my warm-up suit to the Heritage...


King’s king of the virtual Brooklyn Mile

Boulder resident, 61, clocks sub-5 minute Mile at altitude,...

Featured Athletes

Steve Scott

DOB: 05/05/56 Mile PR:
3:47.69 - 1982
Metric Mile PR:
3:31.76 - 1985

Craig Engels

DOB: 05/01/94 Mile PR:
3:51.60 - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.04 - 2019

Shelby Houlihan

DOB: 02/08/93 Mile PR:
4:23.0 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:54.99 - 2019 (U.S. record)

Elinor Purrier

DOB: 02/20/95 Mile PR:
4:16.2 (road) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
4:00.20 (indoors) - 2020

Featured Events

Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 21
Des Moines, IA

Downtown Yakima Mile

Sat, June 13
Yakima, WA

Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

Jul 20 to Aug 7
Pittsburgh, PA

Guardian Mile

Sat, August 8
Cleveland, OH



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