The world record for running the mile is 3 minutes and 43 seconds. This record was made by Hicham el Guerouj
3:43.13 by Hicham El Guerrouj
Hicham El Guerrouj
Beatrice Arthur holds the world record for a female running the mile with a time of 3:56.24 She set the milestone in 1933 when she was 20 years old. Oddly enough she also set the record for the slowest mile run by a female in 1995 at the age of 82 with a time of 4 Days 16 Hours 37 Minutes and 16.34 Seconds.
The current mile world record holders are Morocco's Hicham El Guerrouj with 3:43.13 minutes and Svetlana Masterkova of Russia with the women's record of 4:12.56 minutes.
Hicham el Guerouj of Morocco ran a 3:43 and he holds the record
3 minutes 43 seconds and 13 miliseconds
Hicham El Guerrouj of Morroco holds the world record in the mile, 3:43.13.
The fastest time to finish a mile is 4 minutes
The current world record for the 1 mile run is 3:43.13 minutes, held by Hicham El Guerrouj since 1999. For women, the record is 4:12.56 minutes, held by Svetlana Masterkova.