Did you know?

On July 19, 1957, Derek Ibbotson (GBR) clocks outdoor Mile world record of 3:57.2 at White City Stadium, 1908 Olympic Stadium, in London. Ron Delany (IRL), Stanislav Jungwirth (CZE) & Ken Wood (GBR) also sub-4: 3:58.8, 3:59.1 (first) and 3:59.3 (first), respectively,...

News

6.24.24

Hocker defends Olympic Trials 1500 title

Top eight surpassed old Trials record in exciting race

In the...


6.16.24

Griffith, Hillhouse go 1-2, sub-4 in High School-only Mile race

Engelhardt repeats as Mile champion at the New Balance Nationals...


6.30.24

Greatest U.S. women’s 1500 EVER!

The top six athletes bettered the old Trials record!

At the...


7.13.24

DeLay, Camerieri win fast Yakima Mile

Women’s champion just misses fastest female Mile time on Washington...



Featured Athletes

Kate Grace

DOB: 10/24/88 Mile PR:
4:20.70 - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:01.33 - 2021

Steve Scott

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

Jim Ryun

DOB: 04/29/47 Mile PR:
3:51.1 - 1967 (former world record)
Metric Mile PR:
3:33.1 - 1967 (former WR)

Cory McGee

DOB: 05/29/92 Mile PR:
4:18.11 - 2023
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.44 - 2024


Featured Events

5th Yakima Mile

Sat, July 13
Yakima, WA

Guardian Mile

Sat, July 27
Cleveland, OH

The Mile High Mile

Thurs, Aug 1
Boulder, CO

Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 22, 2025
Des Moines, IA

Twitter

@themile

  • @WorldAthletics @wicglasgow24 Mile ๐Ÿ‘€โฑ๏ธ๐ŸŽ‰
  • #ICYMI Coming in hot on Tuesday evening, April 25 at the Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines! ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ #AGT bringbackthemile.com/news/detail/foโ€ฆ
  • @ChrisChavez @BarstoolBigCat @BarstoolYak Bringing "The Mile" to the people โฑ๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐ŸŽ‰
  • ๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—ง๐—™ ๐Ÿญ ๐— ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ฅ๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐˜€ Elite runners will descend upon Des Moines two weeks from today on Tuesday, Aprilโ€ฆ twitter.com/i/web/status/1โ€ฆ
  • @TheRealMerb Officially jumped the shark ๐Ÿฆˆ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ˜ข

Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

ELEVATE
Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

CELEBRATE
Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

Become a Mile Maniac member or a BBTM sponsor today! Join us, and go Mile!

Join Us

Thanks for joining the movement and being a Mile Maniac. We'll keep you up to-date with our Mile wires as well as exclusive contests and opportunities. Help us spread the word by sharing our site and joining us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!