Did you know?

On February 20, 2016, at the storied Millrose Games, Drew Hunter broke his HS national record with a 3:57.81 clocking, good for 4th overall. Hunter is the only U.S. HS boy to run two sub-4s under the roof. #wow



New Zealand’s Theo Quax joins dad Dick in exclusive sub-4 minute Mile club

Only 12th father-son sub-4 combo ever and the first Kiwi pair to do...


UW coach Andy Powell produces sub-4 minute Milers

“My favorite thing to do is coach someone to break it for the first...


Grand Blue Mile awarded USATF 1 Mile Road Championships from 2020-23

Past national champions Hurt, Masters, Lipari & Kampf commit to...


Spirit Run: much more than a fundraiser

Top fields expected for Elite Mile including 2017 race champion...

Featured Athletes

Emily Lipari

DOB: 11/19/92 Mile PR:
4:21.6 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.68 - 2018

Elinor Purrier

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

Matthew Centrowitz

DOB: 10/18/89 Mile PR:
3:49.6 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:30.40 - 2015

Drew Hunter

DOB: 09/05/97 Mile PR:
3:56.72 - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
3:35.90 - 2018

Featured Events

Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 1
Newport Beach, CA

Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 21
Des Moines, IA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 7
Santa Barbara, CA

Downtown Yakima Mile

Sat, June 13
Yakima, WA



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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.

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