Birthday: 04/30/98 Mile PR: 4:23.79 - 2023
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:59.99 - 2023
High School: Union-Endicott High School '16
Hometown: Endicott, NY
College: Oregon State / Binghamton University '21
Current Residence: Boston, MA
Team: Team New Balance Boston
Emily Mackay, a rising star, has had a breakthru year in 2023. In February, she became the 100th American woman to go sub-4:30 in the Mile, clocking 4:26.09 indoors at Boston University's ultra fast track, and finished third at the USA Indoor 3000m Championships. In June, she won two 1500m races, LA Grand Prix and Elliott Denman New Jersey Invitational, setting PRs 4:07.03 and 4:01.52, and in July, recorded her first sub-4 (3:59.99) for the 1500 win in Marseille, France, the 14th U.S. woman under 4 minutes for the metric Mile.
In August 2023, Mackay won the Falmouth Elite Mile, breaking the beam in 4:23.79, an event record, personal record & Massachusetts women's outdoor soil record, and to close her season, Emily won the 1500m bronze medal at the Pan Am Games in Santiago, Chile.
At Binghamton University, she was a 5-time NCAA All-American (cross country, twice in indoor and outdoor track).
In high school, Mackay placed second in the 1500m at the 2015 New York State Outdoor Track Championships.