2018 World Men

TIME PL ATHLETE MEET DATE
3:49.44i* 1 Edward Cheserek (KEN) BU David Hemery Valentine Invite, MA, USA 02/09/18
3:49.87 1 Timothy Cheruiyot (KEN) Pre Classic: Bowerman Mile, OR USA 05/26/18
3:51.26 2 Samuel Tefera (ETH) Pre Classic: Bowerman Mile, OR USA 05/26/18
3:52.18 3 Elijah Manangoi (KEN) Pre Classic: Bowerman Mile, OR USA 05/26/18
3:52.28 4 Jakob Ingebrigtsen (NOR) Pre Classic: Bowerman Mile, OR USA 05/26/18
3:53.40 5 Clayton Murphy (USA) Pre Classic: Bowerman Mile, OR USA 05/26/18
3:53.40i 1h1 Izaic Yorks (USA) BU Last Chance Meet, MA USA 02/25/18
3:53.61 6 Matthew Centrowitz (USA) Pre Classic: Bowerman Mile, OR USA 05/26/18
3:53.85i 1 Edward Cheserek (2) Camel City Elite, NC, USA 02/03/18
3:53.93i 1 Craig Engels (USA) BU David Hemery Valentine Invite, MA, USA 02/10/18

i = indoors
* = Kenyan indoor record (previous record, 3:52.01, Edward Cheserek, Boston, MA, 02/26/2017) and U.S. All-Comers record (previous record, 3:49.78, Eamonn Coghlan (IRL), East Rutherford, NJ, 02/27/1983)

2018 World Women

TIME PL ATHLETE MEET DATE
4:24.29 1 Genzebe Dibaba (ETH) Gyulai István Memorial Meet, HUN 07/02/18
4:25.71 1 Jenny Simpson (USA) FBK Games, NED 06/03/18
4:25.84 1 Marta Freitas (POR) Adrian Martinez Classic, MA USA 06/07/18
4:25.99 2 Besu Sado (ETH) FBK Games, NED 06/03/18
4:26.55i 1 Elinor Purrier (USA) BU David Hemery Valentine Invite, MA, USA 02/09/18
4:26.63 2 Dominique Scott (RSA) Adrian Martinez Classic, MA USA 06/07/18
4:26.92i* 1 Kate Van Buskirk (CAN) Dr. Sander Invite, NY, USA 01/27/18
4:27.03 3 Meraf Bahta (SWE) FBK Games, NED 06/03/18
4:27.09 3 Helen Schlachtenhaufen (USA) Adrian Martinez Classic, MA USA 06/07/18
4:27.12 4 Sarah McDonald (GBR) FBK Games, NED 06/03/18

i = indoors
* = Canadian indoor record (previous record, 4:27.02, Sheila Reid, New York, NY, 02/16/13)

Deeper outdoor Mile lists compiled by the IAAF for MEN and WOMEN

Deeper indoor Mile lists compiled by the IAAF for MEN and WOMEN

2018 U.S. Men

TIME PL ATHLETE MEET DATE
3:53.40i 1h1 Izaic Yorks (WA) BU Last Chance Meet, MA 02/25/18
3:53.40 5 Clayton Murphy (OR) Pre Classic: Bowerman Mile, OR 05/26/18
3:53.61 6 Matthew Centrowitz (OR) Pre Classic: Bowerman Mile, OR 05/26/18
3:53.93i 1 Craig Engels (OR) BU David Hemery Valentine Invite, MA 02/10/18
3:54.77i 3 Ben Blankenship (OR) Wanamaker Mile, NY 02/03/18
3:54.94 1 Johnny Gregorek (NJ) Penn Relays Mile, PA 04/28/18
3:55.23i 2h1 Henry Wynne (CT) BU Last Chance Meet, MA 02/25/18
3:55.52i 1 Shadrack Kipchirchir (CO) BU John Thomas Terrier Classic, MA 01/27/18
3:56.06i 4h1 Brannon Kidder (WA) BU Last Chance Meet, MA 02/25/18
3:56.07 2 Colby Alexander (NJ) Penn Relays Mile, PA 04/28/18

i = indoors

2018 U.S. Women

TIME PL ATHLETE MEET DATE
4:25.71 1 Jenny Simpson (CO) FBK Games, NED 06/03/18
4:26.55i 1 Elinor Purrier (VT) BU David Hemery Valentine Invite, MA 02/09/18
4:27.09 3 Helen Schlachtenhaufen (MA) Adrian Martinez Classic, MA 06/07/18
4:27.30i 2 Rachel Schneider (AZ) Dr. Sander Invite, NY 01/27/18
4:27.54i 3 Karissa Schweizer (MO) Dr. Sander Invite, NY 01/27/18
4:27.55i 4 Shannon Osika (MI) Dr. Sander Invite, NY 01/27/18
4:28.16 4 Lauren Johnson (MA) Adrian Martinez Classic, MA 06/07/18
4:28.30i 2 Shannon Osika (2) Wolverine Invite, MI 01/13/18
4:29.33 3 Kate Grace (OR) Gyulai István Memorial Meet, HUN 07/02/18
4:30:05i 1 Colleen Quigley (OR) Wanamaker Mile, NY 02/03/18

i = indoors

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