There is no 1.5 mile run in the Olympics.
The mile run is not an Olympic event. The 1500 meter run is the event in the Olympics that is closest to the mile run.
Wendy Trollope when she was 11
The American record for the mile run is 3:46.91 held by Alan Webb set in July, 2007.
The mile run has never been an Olympic event. The closest event to a mile is the 1500 meter run (1500 meters is .93 miles). As of the 2008 Games, the men's Olympic record is 3:32.07 held by Noah Ngeny of Kenya at the 2000 Games in Sydney. The women's Olympic record is 3:53.96 held by Paula Ivan of Romania at the 1988 Games in Seoul.
AnswerKenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia holds the world record in the 5000 meters (3.1 miles), 12:37.35. The IAAF no longer keeps track of events measured in English units with the exception of the mile run.
Usain Bolt from Jamaica , holds the olympic record for 100 meters , which he set in 2008 China olympic.
Wilson Kipketer holds a record of 1 minute 41.11 second half mile.
David RudishaRieti, Italy 1.41.01
David Ortiz ran it in 3 minutes and 45 seconds.