Did you know?

Mile legend Glenn Cunningham and his wife Ruth created and ran the Glenn Cunningham Youth Ranch that helped upwards of 9,000 troubled and underprivileged youth.



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Featured Athletes

Jim Spivey

DOB: 03/07/60 Mile PR:
3:49.80 - 1986
Metric Mile PR:
3:31.01 - 1988

Colleen Quigley

DOB: 11/20/92 Mile PR:
4:19.2 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.02 - 2018

Elinor Purrier

DOB: 02/20/95 Mile PR:
4:16.2 (road) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
4:00.20 (indoors) - 2020

Craig Engels

DOB: 05/01/94 Mile PR:
3:51.60 - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.04 - 2019

Featured Events

USA Road Championships & Grand Blue Mile

Aug 29, Sept 29 to Oct 7
Des Moines, IA

The Navy Mile

October 1-13
Washington, DC

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 6, 2021
Winston-Salem, NC

Manzano Mile

Sat, February 13, 2021
Austin, TX



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