Did you know?

On June 15, 1965, in Vancouver, Jim Grelle sets the U.S. Mile record, clocking 3:55.4 to shave a tenth of second from Jim Beatty’s 2-year-old mark. Legend Peter Snell finished a distance 10th (4:14) after suffering from food poisoning..



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Featured Athletes

Johnny Gregorek

DOB: 12/07/91 Mile PR:
3:49.98 (indoors) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:35.00 - 2017

Craig Engels

DOB: 05/01/94 Mile PR:
3:51.60 - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:33.64 - 2021

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 St. Pierre

DOB: 02/20/95 Mile PR:
4:16.2 (road) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:58.36 - 2021

Featured Events

Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

Fri, July 23
Pittsburgh, PA

Guardian Mile

Sat, July 31
Cleveland, OH

Falmouth Elite Mile

Sat, August 14
Falmouth, MA

Downtown Yakima Mile

Sat, August 28
Yakima, WA



Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

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.

Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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