Before competing for Brigham Young University, Alvarado was a semi-finalist at the 2016 US Olympic Trials in the 800m. Now competing for the Atlanta Track Club, Alvarado has run a 1:46.11 800m and 3:59.69 for the mile.
The 5th place finisher at last year’s Falmouth Mile, Jack Anstey hails from Toowoomba, Australia where he collected multiple high school state championships before competing in the NCAA for Illinois State University. Anstey now represents the Under Armor Dark Sky team and holds a 3:55.41 personal best in the mile.
2022: 5TH (3:57.35)
At the 2016 Olympic games, Matthew Centrowitz was a gold medalist in the 1500m, besting one of the greatest men’s 1500m fields of all time. He was the first American to win the Olympic 1500m in over 100 years. Centrowitz has run 3:49.26 for the mile, and has the fourth fastest American 1500m time ever (3:30.40).
A former standout for Virginia Tech, Ciattei won an NCAA title in the 2018 distance medley relay. He competes professionally for the Under Armor Dark Sky Team. Ciattei was 9th in the 2022 Falmouth Mile and has run 3:54.31 for the mile.
2022: 9th (4:06.97)
An All American for the University of Arkansas, Dalquist set personal bests in both the 1500m and the mile this year, running 3:37.52 and 3:57.18 respectively. Dalquist competes for Roots Running, and 2023 will be his debut appearance at the Falmouth Mile.
PC: Thomas D’Anieri
Engels is a two-time Falmouth Mile champion as well as a national champion in the 1500m. He was a finalist at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Always a crowd favorite, Engels returns to Falmouth for the fourth time with a mile best of 3:51.60.
2021: 2nd (3:53. 97)
2018: 1st (3:58.88)
2017: 1st (4:00.19)
A finalist in the 1500m at this year’s U.S. Championships, Gregorek will make his third appearance at the Falmouth Mile. A native of Seekonk, MA, Gregorek attended Columbia University where he was a multiple-time Ivy League Champion. Gregorek holds an impressive mile best of 3:49.98.
2021: 3rd (3:54.01)
2016: 4th (4:00.60)
The 2022 NCAA champion in the 5000m, Olin Hacker attended the University of Wisconsin where he continued the legacy of his father, Tim Hacker, who was also an NCAA champion. Hacker won the 2023 HOKA Festival of Miles in Saint Louis, running a personal best of 3:56.59.
A former standout for Binghamton University, Eric Holt, known to some as Holt The Bolt, is the 2022 NACAC champion in the 1500m. During his 2023 season he picked up wins at the USATF NYC Grand Prix as well as the Under Armor Sunset Tour. He was a finalist in the 1500m at the U.S. Championships and holds a mile best of 3:53.53.
PC: Johnny Zhang
A former high school superstar, Drew Hunter was the 2nd high school runner to break the 4 minute mile barrier indoors. After turning professional, Hunter became a two-time US champion in the 2 mile and road 5k. He competes for the Tinman Elite and holds a mile best of 3:54.80.
The 2023 Sir Walter Miler champion, Kemboi was a former standout runner for the University of Arkansas before turning professional with Puma. He won the 1500m at the Portland Track Festival earlier this year and holds personal bests of 3:34.12 in the 1500m and 3:55.27 for the mile.
A nine-time All American for Utah State University, Maggard competed in the 5000m at the 2023 U.S. Championships. He will also compete on Sunday in the 7-Mile Falmouth Road Race. Maggard represents Brooks and holds a personal best of 3:57.76 in the mile.
PC: Johnny Zhang
The 2023 U.S. Indoor 1500m champion, Prakel finished 4th in the 1500m at the U.S. Outdoor Championships. A former Oregon Duck, Prakel was a 5-time All American while in the NCAA. Now competing professionally for Adidas he holds a 3:50.94 personal best in the mile.
PC: Ryo Gokita
A Massachusetts native, Thomas Ratcliffe set the high school state record in the mile, running 4:01.5 whilst competing for Concord-Carlisle. After running collegiately at Stanford and UNC, Ratcliffe now represents the Nike Bowerman Track Club and boasts a 3:54.29 personal best in the mile.
An NCAA Division II champion for Western Oregon University, David Ribich is no stranger to Falmouth. He finished 2nd and 3rd respectively in the 2019 and 2022 runnings of the Falmouth Mile. He competes for the Nike Union Athletics Club and has run 3:55.80 for the mile.
2022: 3rd (3:56.68)
2019: 2nd (3:59.78)
While competing for the University of Virginia, Wynne was the 2016 NCAA champion in the indoor mile as well as a four-time All American. Wynne won the 1500m at the Ed Murphy Classic and was a finalist in the 1500m at the US Championships. A member of the Brooks Beasts Track Club, Wynne holds a 3:51.26 personal best in the mile.
PC: Jane Monti
A previous runner for Clemson University and current runner for Brooks, Barton won the 2023 USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix 800m and placed third in the Nike Outdoor Nationals 800m. She holds a 800m personal best of 2:00.65 and a mile personal best of 4:28.37.
A runner for Brooks, Buchalski has had a strong season, placing 2nd in the Under Armour Sunset Tour 1500m, 3rd in the Ed Murphey Classic 3000m, and 11th in the USA Championships 5000m. She set a 1500m PR this year of 4:05.53. As a runner at Furman University, she was a seven-time All American and the national runner up in the 5,000m at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
PC: Kevin Morris
A new professional runner, Delay just signed with Brooks Running last month. She just placed first in the 3000m at the Ed Murphy Classic with a time of 8:48.56. She holds a 1500m personal best of 4:11.20 and a one mile personal best of 4:35.65, both set in the last six months.
A seven-time All American, and Pac-12 2021 1500m champion, Ella Donaghu ran for Stanford before becoming a professional runner for New Balance. She holds a 1500m PR of 4:09.10, and this season placed first in the LILAC Grand Prix 3000m and 9th in the USA Championships 1500m.
PC: Pierce Townsend
During her time running at the University of Oregon, Ejore was a two-time NCAA Indoor Champion in the Distance Medley Relay. This year, she placed 1st in the Drake Relays 800m and 5th in the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix 15000m.
A four-time NCAA champion, Jones has come in first in the Indoor Track and Field 3000m and Distance Medley Relay, the Cross-Country championships, and the Outdoor 5000m. This year, she placed 5th in the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix 1 mile, and ran her personal best in the 1500m with a time of 4:02.83.
PC: Johnny Zhang
Coming into Falmouth at the top of her game, Mackay just set her 800m and 1500m personal bests this summer. As a New Balance runner, Mackay set a 2:00.17 800m with a first-place finish at the Adrian Martinez Classic. Her 1500m PR, 4:01.52, was set at the Elliott Denman NJ International Track & Field Meet with a first-place finish.
Meyer was the 2021 NCAA 800m Champion with a time of 2:00.28. She placed 4th in the 800m at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials, where she set her personal best of 1:58.55. A member of the Nike Union Athletics Club, Meyer recently placed 3rd in the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix 800m and 4th in the Nike Outdoor Nationals 800m.
Piccirillo finished her collegiate career with eight Penn Relay championships, a record amongst college runners. In 2016, she won the Big East Cross Country Conference Championships and most recently she ran her personal best of 4:05.32 in the 1500m at the Ed Murphy Classic.
The 2022 NACAC Champion in the 1500m, Schlachtenaufen is a current runner for Nike. She was a 2-time Ivy League indoor mile champion for Dartmouth College. In 2021, she set her personal best in the 800m at 2:01.05 and the 1500m at 4:01.09.
The 2022 NCAA champion in the 800m, Schoffield has gone on to run professionally for New Balance. In 2022, she set a PR in the 800m with a time of 1:59.80. This year she placed 3rd in the USA Indoor Championships 800m and 4th in the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix 800m.
Ellie is a high school runner for Belmont High School, this year finishing the season as a two-time national champion in the 2 mile and 5000m. She represented the U.S. at the World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Australia and was 10th in the U20 race, which was the highest American finish. She also won two gold medals in the Pan Americans U20 championships in the 1500m and 3000m.