February 16, 2020
“My favorite thing to do is coach someone to break it for the first time. It’s just a barrier that everyone wants to try and achieve. I think each one is a special, sacred thing.”
By Matt Calkins, Seattle Times columnist
There’s an exclusive club in Seattle that doesn’t care how rich or...
December 13, 2018
A record 29 Americans went sub-4 for the first time in 2018, sixteen of them were collegians
By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack
The sub-4:00 Mile chase is one of the most compelling facets of the NCAA indoor season, and in 2019 there are plenty of collegiate contenders ready to punch their...
December 12, 2018
“I think every kid that races the Mile dreams of wanting to break 4 minutes. For Joel, he has already overcome so much – he understands that it won’t just happen and knows he is going to have to work for it.”
By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego
In sixth grade, Joel Gomez passed a test allowing...
May 28, 2018
Famiglietti’s attempt to run within four seconds of his Mile PR... feels like act of defiance.
By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine
I used to think that turning 40 was something that only happened to other people. Now that I’m in my mid-30s, I’m starting to steel myself for the...
January 26, 2018
Presented by Running Warehouse & Saucony; also fan shoe giveaway predict the time contest
The United States, to-date, has recorded 494 American Sub-4 Milers and we're giving away $500 for the 500th American* to reach this milestone. For Mile fans, predict the winning time** in the form below...
September 01, 2017
When I finally learned what my time was one of my (VT) teammates started to hug me. It was an incredible moment.
By Jean DePlacido, The Salem News
Drew Piazza keeps getting faster and faster. The Virginia Tech senior from Danvers has had an incredible summer including running a sub-4 minute...
August 26, 2017
Bring Back the Mile, a website and community that promotes and celebrates the Mile as a preeminent distance in the United States, has done an excellent job of tracking the American women who have broken 4:30.
By Sally Bergesen, Outside
“What’s the equivalent of the 4 minute Mile for women?”...
July 24, 2017
“We were in the running industry for so long, that was really all we were. That’s where all our value was, and I think it’s cool we’re able to take the skills we learned there — the hard work, the discipline, the drive — and transfer them over to a different industry.”
By Dave Devine,...
June 29, 2017
“It will definitely be like a fresh start going to Eastern Oregon and I’m not really putting any pressure on myself based off what I did in high school.”
By Don Kopriva, Track & Field News
Michael Slagowski, who last year became the ninth school Miler to break 4:00, has rebooted his college...
June 12, 2017
Another U.S. high schooler just went under four, which inspired us to trace the milestone's roots, starting with legend Roger Bannister
By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Online
In early June, Reed Brown, a Texas high school senior, became the tenth U.S. high schooler in history to run the Mile...
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