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On April 2, 1955, legend Wes Santee sets U.S. Mile record, just missing America’s first sub-4, with a 4:00.5 clocking in Austin, TX; the last of his 4 U.S. outdoor Mile records over an approximate two-year period. #SoClose

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4.2.20

Shannon Osika Awarded Second Memorial USATF Foundation Grant

"To continue to be able to train and compete as a Memorial Grant...


3.31.20

Catching up with Steve Scott: Master of the Sub-4 Mile

"I believe one of the keys to my later success was that I wasn't...


3.26.20

Rowbury is undaunted by coronavirus or Olympics postponement

"I hope I can race well and show that even though I’m 35 and even...


3.29.20

Sioux City’s Shelby Houlihan ‘bummed’ over Olympics postponement, but says it’s the right call

"I am grateful there is that opportunity even though it's delayed a...



Featured Athletes

Steve Scott

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

Nikki Hiltz

DOB: 10/23/94 Mile PR:
4:24.45 (indoors) - 2020
Metric Mile PR:
4:01.52 - 2019

Shannon Osika

DOB: 06/15/93 Mile PR:
4:25.1 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:01.80 - 2019

Wes Santee

DOB: 03/25/32 Mile PR:
4:00.5 - 1955
Metric Mile PR:
3:42.8 - 1954 (former world record)


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