The American record for the mile run is 3:46.91 held by Alan Webb set in July, 2007.
Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco holds the fastest mile in 3:43.13
Hicham El Guerrouj
Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco holds the world record for the fastest mile with a time of 3:43.13
Hicham El Guerrouj from Morocco, 3.43.13
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.
The 800m is the metric equivalent of the half mile. The world record is 1:41.01 held by David Rudisha of Kenya.
Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco holds the world record for the fastest mile with a time of 3:43.13- Indeshaw Ad
Wilson Kipketer holds a record of 1 minute 41.11 second half mile.