Did you know?

On April 12, 1974, Francie Larrieu sets U.S. Mile record, clocking 4:37.88 at the Texas Relays in Austin, TX; overall, legend Larrieu would set six outdoor U.S. Mile records during her career, the most of any American, male or female!



Fleet Feet Liberty Mile Returns to a Start Line in Downtown Pittsburgh this Summer

City of Champion's fastest road race kicks off P3R’s live 2021 race...


Registration for the 2021 Virtual Grand Blue Mile now open

Complete Your Race - Your Pace - Your Place between April 17 and...


Focus on the U.S. Men’s 1500 Scene

Whoever shows up on the starting line at Hayward Field, rest...


Q&A with Blake Boldon

This year, our ability to successfully execute the Drake Relays,...

Featured Athletes

Francie Larrieu Smith

DOB: 11/23/52 Mile PR:
4:27.52 - 1979
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.09 - 1976

Elinor Purrier St. Pierre

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

Craig Engels

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

Sam Prakel

DOB: 10/29/94 Mile PR:
3:50.94 (indoors) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.36 (indoors) - 2021

Featured Events

Grand Blue Mile & USA Road Championships

Sat, April 17 to Sun, April 25
Des Moines, IA & worldwide

State Street Mile

Sun, June 6 (TBD)
Santa Barbara, CA

Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

Fri, July 23
Pittsburgh, PA

Guardian Mile

Sat, July 31
Cleveland, OH



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