Name: New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile

Distance: 1 Mile

Date: Sep 8, 2019

City: New York

State: NY

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Size: 6,300, all heats combined

Web site: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/new-balance-5th-avenue-mile

Prize money: $30,000 for professionals in 2018; additional $2,000 for NYRR members. Expected to be similar in 2019.

First place male: $5,000 (8 deep). NYRR member: $400.

First place female: $5,000 (8 deep). NYRR member: $400.

Bonuses: $1,000 for leading at half, if finishing under 4:00 male, 4:32 female, in 2018

Prize website: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/new-balance-5th-avenue-mile

History website:

Last year male winning time: 3:53.5 in 2018 (Jake Wightman)

Last year female winning time: 4:18.8 in 2018 (Jenny Simpson)

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Large race: Yes

Prize money: Yes

Expo: No

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Notes: World's largest road mile. Professionals by invitation only. See elite athlete coordinator.

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