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On June 17, 1933, Glenn Cunningham sets U.S. Mile record of 4:09.8 in Chicago; first American sub-4:10 outdoors. The “Iron Horse of Kansas” ran WR 4:09.8 indoors earlier that year (March) also in Chicago. #legend

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Summer Miles Series debuts in High Point on June 22

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Featured Athletes

Glenn Cunningham

DOB: 08/04/09 Mile PR:
4:06.8 - 1934 (former world record)
Metric Mile PR:
3:48.0 - 1940

Izaic Yorks

DOB: 04/17/94 Mile PR:
3:53.40 (indoors) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.52 - 2019

Gabriele Grunewald

DOB: 06/25/86 Mile PR:
4:21.3 (road) - 2013
Metric Mile PR:
4:01.48 - 2013

Nikki Hiltz

DOB: 10/23/94 Mile PR:
4:29.7 (road) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
4:07.71 - 2019


Featured Events

Crown City Mile

Thurs, July 4
Coronado, CA

Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

Fri, August 9
Pittsburgh, PA

The Mile High Mile

Thurs, August 15
Boulder, CO

Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile

Sat, August 17
Falmouth, MA

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