The 2023 Sir Walter Miler will take place at Meredith College. The school is located at 3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607. Food trucks will be on site.
THE SIR WALTER MILER IS FREE TO ATTEND!
There will also be a Pre and Post race party happening at Raleigh Brewing Company, starting at 6pm. Raleigh Brewing will have exclusive runner-friendly beers (and seltzers) and Food Trucks in the parking lot!
Friday, August 4th is race day! If you plan on coming, please RSVP on Facebook. Want to watch the race as a “Very Important Spectator,” check out the Merch page for details. While you’re at it, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and like the event on Facebook. The official hashtag is #sirwaltermiler
For those of you coming, below are some Race Day tips. If you have a specific question, email us at SirWalterRunning@gmail.com
- 2023 Sir Walter Miler Elite Athlete Panel
- Episode 95 – Sir Walter Miler 10 Week
- Episode 94 – Eric Holt interview
- Episode 93 – Logan Jolly interview
- Episode 92 – Dan Schaffer interview
- Episode 91 – Jenn Randall interview
- Episode 90 – Andy Bayer interview
- Episode 89 – Stephen Furst introduces the 2023 Sir Walter Miler Men’s field
- Episode 88 – Jeff Caron introduces the 2023 Sir Walter Miler Women’s field
THE SIR WALTER MILER IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
Race Day Schedule and fields
8:30pm – Coaches Clash
8:40pm – Run Club 4x400m Relay
8:45pm – Fans can enter the track area
9:00pm – National Anthem
9:15pm – Women’s Elite Mile (click name for bio)
- Abby Nichols – HOKA NAZ Elite
- Krissy Gear – HOKA NAZ Elite
- Katie Wasserman – HOKA NAZ Elite
- Laurie Barton – Brooks Beasts TC
- Katie Camarena
- Micaela DeGenero – Puma
- Jenn Randall – Tracksmith (Summer of Miles podcast interview)
- Gina McNamara – GRC / New Balance
- Taylor Werner – Puma Elite
- Logan Jolly – Asics (Summer of Miles podcast interview)
- Lauren Berman – Tracksmith
- Madie Boreman – Oiselle
- Stefanie Parsons
- Ellie Leather (Pacer) – Under Armour
9:30pm – Men’s Elite Mile (click name for bio)
- Amon Kemboi – Puma Elite
- Eric Holt – Empire Elite (Summer of Miles podcast interview)
- Jesse Hunt
- Ryan Adams – Furman Elite
- Andy Bayer – On (Summer of Miles podcast interview)
- Craig Nowak
- Ben Allen – Empire Elite
- Billy Hill – Garden State TC
- Miles Smith – Peninsula Distance Club
- Dan Schaffer – ZAP Endurance (Summer of Miles podcast interview)
- Jack Pinho – BAA Racing Team
- Mick Stanovsek (Pacer) – Puma Elite
9:40pm – Awards Ceremony on the Meredith College Track Track
9:55pm – Post Party starts at Raleigh Brewing Company
Race Day Information
- Don’t drive, if possible. Take Lyft, Uber, Cab, get a friend to drop you off, bike it, ElliptiGO it, or walk!
- Meredith College – There will be plenty of parking here. Map below:
- Raleigh Brewing Company – Parking will be limited here.
- The event is rain or shine. As long as there is no lightning, we will run!
- You can watch the weather here.
- Some light rain may postpone a “ball” game, but this can be beneficial to runners.
3. Track Etiquette
- NO ALCOHOL is allowed at Cardinal Gibbons Track (that’s for the pre/post party, if you’re 21)
- No spectators will be allowed on the track UNTIL AFTER the Run Club 4×400 Relay
- We WILL ALLOW people on to the track for the Women’s and the Men’s Elite Races
- If you are on the track, PLEASE STAND OUTSIDE OF LANE 5
- No pets, strollers, or unattended children will be allowed on the track/infield
- If you are on the infield, please stay 3 feet from the inside of the track. Do not encroach the runners. DO NOT TAKE A “race selfie”
- Be cautious of the FINISH LINE. You WILL NOT be able to stand near due to timing issues.
- Have fun! Take pictures and videos! Hashtag #sirwaltermiler
4. Sir Walter Swag!
- They’re up! The 2023 Sir Walter Miler shirts are live and for sale in the merch section. We’ll throw 5 VIP passes in orders made this weekend, so get yours now. $25 each. Free Shipping, Free Stickers, and a Free Miscellaneous Sir Walter Running koozie with every order. Buy online at sirwalterrunning.square.site
- We’ll have Commemorative Hats, Shirts, and more for sale at the event (plus free stickers) by the entrance (we will accept cash, credit cards, and Venmo)
- We accept donations too! Venmo @SirWalterMiler
5. Get Hype!
- Sir Walter Miler race to draw large crowd Friday – Spectrum News (8/4/23)
- What to Do in August 2023 in and around Raleigh – Walter Magazine (August 2023)
- “Four Minutes to the Wind” – Raleigh Magazine (6/30/2019)
- “How Sir Walter Miler Became The Track Meet You Can’t Miss” – NCRunners (8/2/18)
- “Sir Walter Miler provides best glimpse of future growth for American track” – Sports Illustrated (8/7/15)
- Enjoy the night! You’re witnessing history!
6. Saturday morning – Run with the Pros at the WakeMed Cross Country Course
- Come “Run with the Pros” you saw racing Friday night!
- WakeMed Soccer Park Cross Country Course, 201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary, NC 27511
- Run starts at 9:00am, and will go down Loblolly from 4 miles to longer
- RSVP on Facebook
7. Saturday night – Raleigh RunDown Downhill Mile
- Race the “Fastest Mile in North Carolina”
- More details on registration and more at RaleighRunDown.com
- Women at 6:30pm, Men at 7:00pm, Awards and Post-Race Party at Trophy on Maywood
- RSVP on Facebook
7. Wednesday Night – Athlete Panel at Runologie (7pm)
Past Press Releases
- Final fields set for 2023 Sir Walter Miler (8/1/2023
- Initial Elite Fields set for the 2023 Sir Walter Miler (7/21/2023)
Can’t make it in person? Check the race out on RunnerSpace.com
Social Media: #SirWalterMiler | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
Podcast: Summer of Miles on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | SoundCloud | TuneIn | Stitcher
Video: Sir Walter Running YouTube Channel
Live Results (coming soon)
For more information, sponsorship information, or interview requests, contact Pat Price at email@example.com and 919.783.7660