Did you know?

On June 23, 1967, in a truly dominant performance, Jim Ryun, just 20 and a sophomore at Kansas, breaks his Mile world record, clocking 3:51.1 at the AAU Championships in Bakersfield, CA. National runner-up Jim Grelle finished 5 seconds back in 3:56.1. #Legend



Whittaker Defends Memorable Girls Mile at Brooks PR Invitational

First high school girls Mile race ever with seven running sub-4:40


Remembering Walter George: The Mile’s first superstar

“Certainly, he was a man who was years ahead of his time, It was...


Sahlman runs his second HS sub-4 at Bowerman Mile

“I gave it all I had... It was definitely a great experience. I...


Say Hello to Your Newest Sub-4 Guy: Simeon Birnbaum

Last seated South Dakotan blasts 56 second last lap to become the...

Featured Athletes

Johnny Gregorek

DOB: 12/07/91 Mile PR:
3:49.98 (indoors) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.49 - 2021

Cooper Teare

DOB: 08/18/99 Mile PR:
3:50.17 (indoors) – 2022
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.81 - 2022

Sinclaire Johnson

DOB: 04/13/98 Mile PR:
4:27 - 2021 (road)
Metric Mile PR:
3:58.85 - 2022

Cory McGee

DOB: 05/29/92 Mile PR:
4:21.81 - 2020
Metric Mile PR:
4:00.34 - 2022

Featured Events

Downtown Yakima Mile

Sat, July 2
Yakima, WA

Guardian Mile

Sat, July 23
Cleveland, OH

The Mile High Mile

Sat, August 13
Lafayette, CO

Mile of Truth

Sun, September 18
Danville, CA



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