Rachel Schneider

Birthday: 07/18/91 Mile PR: 4:20.91 - 2019
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:06.90 - 2015
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas High School
Hometown: Sanford, NH
College: Georgetown University '14
Current Residence: Flagstaff, AZ

The rising U.S. star Rachel Schneider won the 2019 Mile of Truth, setting a course record of 4:43, in Danville, CA, and on July 4th, she broke her course record to win the Flagstaff Downtown Mile in 4:46 (altitude). At the Herculis meet's Brave Like Gabe Mile, Schneider set her personal record, clocking 4:20.91 (#5 U.S. all-time outdoors) to finish 9th overall in the race where the women's world record was broken by Sifan Hassan (NED) in 4:12.33. In late July at the USA 5000m Outdoor Championships, Rachel qualified for her first Team USA berth at the World Championships in Doha.

At the 2018 Camel City Elite Mile, she defended her crown in 4:31.74 indoors, and in June, was runner-up in the USA 5000m Championship, her best finish on the national stage. At the Athletics World Cup in London, she won the 1500m silver medal in 4:08.04, and later in August, Rachel won the Aetna Falmouth Mile, running 4:27.23, an outdoor track PR.

In 2017, Schneider won Camel City Elite Mile, clocking 4:28.03 indoors to set a then personal record that she broke the following week at the BU David Hemery Valentine Invitational indoor meet, running 4:25.62.

On February 28, 2016, Schneider joined the Sub-4:30 Club at the BU Last Chance Meet in Boston, recording a 4:28.50. In August 2015, she won the inaugural Boxcar Mile in 4:31.04, a stadium record, and also in 2015, the Georgetown grad placed third at the USA Indoor National Championships in the Mile with a then personal record of 4:30.62 and fifth at the USA 1500m Outdoor Championships.

While at Georgetown she was an five-time All-American including three finals in the 1500 meters.

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News

Returning champions Kampf, Lipari, Domanic headline Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

August 06, 2019

“One of America’s most iconic races” in downtown Pittsburgh on Friday evening, Aug. 9, $23,000 Open purse; BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 third stop

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – The Fleet Feet Liberty Mile, downtown Pittsburgh’s only evening road race, returns on Friday, August 9. Named “one of America’s...

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Hassan breaks women’s Mile world record

July 12, 2019

Three other national records and numerous personal records set at inaugural Brave Like Gabe Mile

Mike Rowbottom for the IAAF

MONACO - Sifan Hassan, who arrived on the Stade Louis II track tonight as the third fastest female Miler of all-time, departed the Herculis EBS Diamond League meet as...

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Repeat for elites in Flagstaff Downtown Mile

July 04, 2019

Schneider sets course record, Casey defends, record participant turnout at annual 4th of July community event

By Mike Hartman, Arizona Daily Sun Sports Editor

After winning the Flagstaff Downtown Mile for a second straight year, one thing still stands out about the race for Pat Casey.

The...

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Engels, Schneider Win Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile

August 18, 2018

Connolly, Mariano victorious in Tommy Cochary High School Mile; $16,000 awarded in Open race

From Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. – Three close finishes and a dominant victory by a local favorite highlighted the Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile and its companion Tommy Cochary High School Mile,...

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Engels, Schneider Headline Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile

August 15, 2018

Deep international fields also includes Olympians, past men's event champions and rising stars; $15,000 guaranteed prize purse

From Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. - Defending men's champion Craig Engels and Rachel Schneider, fresh off a gold medal performance, headline the fields for the...

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2018 Camel City Elite Fields Announced

November 29, 2017

International fields include Bishop-Nriagu, Chelimo, Cheserek, D’Agostino, Engels and Manzano; event record guaranteed prize purse exceeds $85,000

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has begun finalizing the fields for the 6th Camel City Elite indoor meet to be held in...

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Schneider, Brannen Win Camel City Mile Titles

February 04, 2017

5th Camel City Elite indoor meet yields fast times and awards more than $40,000 in prize money and bonuses

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 5th Camel City Elite at the JDL Fast Track indoor facility on Saturday afternoon saw some outstanding performances led by 2016 Olympic 5000...

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The Navy Mile Draws Top Field for BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 Finale

September 29, 2016

Sam Penzenstadler to defend men’s title in nation’s capital; $15,000 Open prize purse; six athletes also vying for Tour grand prix prize money; Heather Kampf eyes Tour three-peat; Running Warehouse "Pick-the-Winner" contest

By Bring Back the Mile

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Navy Mile on...

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Stellar fields led by Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano for ServiceNow West Chester Mile

August 09, 2016

Bolas & Schneider to defend race titles; the second edition and third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 also offers $15,000 in Open prize money

Runners of all ability levels will converge on Henderson High School Thursday night, August 11 for the ServiceNow West Chester Mile, a celebration...

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Top field expected for the ServiceNow West Chester Mile

July 18, 2016

Bolas, Schneider to defend titles; third stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016 features $15,000 prize purse

From ServiceNow West Chester Mile

As someone who gets to see all of the work & effort put in by everyone at our store to get our events together, there’s been something about...

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Sanford native Rachel Schneider takes aim at the Olympics

March 09, 2016

"I obviously really respect my opponents but … now know I can compete with them.”

By Steve Craig, Portland Press Herald

Sanford native Rachel Schneider’s career is on the rise and she has sights on an Olympic berth in the 1500 meters.

In a year, Rachel Schneider took her professional...

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The Milers: Rachel Schneider

August 20, 2015

Rising star, a NACAC gold medalist, Georgetown alumna and inaugural Boxcar Mile champion, enters Michigan Mile in Flint, MI as an event favorite

By Bring Back the Mile

2015 has been quite the year for Hoya, Rachel Schneider, kicking off the season with a bronze medal at the USA Indoor...

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Rachel Schneider not ready to quit racing

June 30, 2014

The eight-time All-American at Georgetown has her sights set on the 2016 Olympic Trials.

By Steve Craig, The Portland Press

Rachel Schneider says the end of her All-American collegiate career is “just the beginning” of her life as a competitive runner.

Competing for Georgetown University,...

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