5th Sir Walter Miler

5th Sir Walter Miler

Fri, August 3, 8:00pm

Raleigh, NC

The 5th Sir Walter Miler will take place on Friday evening, August 3 at the Meredith College Track. The inaugural Sir Walter Miler in 2014 saw three sub-4 minute Mile performances: NJ*NY Track Club’s Ford Palmer led the way in 3:57.61 followed by Donnie Cowart (3:58.43) and Isaac Presson (3:59.77). To-date, the event has produced 26 sub-4s (men) and 9 sub-4:30s (women) and has become a highly anticipated Raleigh summer community celebration.

For 2018, the event will offer its deepest prize money to-date with $5000 in guaranteed money plus $15,000 in bonus incentives.

3:53.86 Lopez Lomong (USA / OR), 2018
4:25.04 Lauren Johnson (USA / OR), 2016
Above also North Carolina outdoor state records

2018 Sir Walter Miler Champions
Lopez Lomong (USA / OR), 3:53.86, event record
Charlene Lipsey (USA / PA), 4:27.28

2018 Results HERE

Elite athlete contact, Pat Price: SirWalterRunning@gmail.com

The Sir Walter Miler is also a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event, showcasing the best Miles across the country and throughout the year.

The event is directed and promoted by Sir Walter Running: a local group headed by Pat Price, Logan Roberts and Sandy Roberts, with additional help from Jeff Caron, Greg Dame, Michelle Ames, Michael Mansy and a team of interns.

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