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On March 30, 1906, four-time Olympic gold medalist Mel Sheppard (USA), “Peerless Mel”, sets indoor Mile world record, clocking 4:23.8 in New York, NY to break his own mark from January 1906!

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Featured Athletes

Steve Scott

DOB: 05/05/56 Mile PR:
3:47.69 - 1982
Metric Mile PR:
3:31.76 - 1985

Eric Avila

DOB: 10/03/89 Mile PR:
3:55.43 - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.37 - 2016

Shannon Rowbury

DOB: 09/19/84 Mile PR:
4:19.2 (road) - 2008
Metric Mile PR:
3:56.29 - 2015 (#2 U.S. all-time)

Shelby Houlihan

DOB: 02/08/93 Mile PR:
4:23.0 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:54.99 - 2019 (U.S. record)


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