Michael Slagowski

Birthday: 06/16/97 Mile PR: 3:59.53 - 2016
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:42.40 - 2016
High School: Rocky Mountain High School (ID)
Hometown: Meridian, ID
College: Penn State (left 2017)
Current Residence: Meridian, ID

On April 29, 2016, senior Michael Slagowski of Rocky Mountain High School (ID) became the 9th U.S. prep and only the third in a high school-only competition to break 4 minutes, clocking 3:59.53 at the Nike Jesuit Relays in Portland, OR. His previous PR was 4:05.71, and his impressive performance also marked the 4th sub-4 Mile by a U.S. HSer in the past calendar year and second in 2016 (also Drew Hunter).

News

Sub-4 HSer Michael Slagowski Has Left Penn State

March 21, 2017

"The overall transition, including the changes in training, was difficult. I was also struggling with recovering from my injury which kept coming back and is keeping me from running for another few months."

By Johanna Gretschel, FloTrack

Michael Slagowski, who last year became the 9th U.S....

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Three Preps - Hunter, Slagowski, Tamagno - to Compete in Mile races at 2016 Prefontaine Classic

May 24, 2016

"Our rule of thumb is, we don't consider any prep who isn't capable of running 4 minutes." - Tom Jordan, meet director

By Doug Binder, DyeStat

Prefontaine Classic meet director Tom Jordan has always had a soft spot for high school Milers on the cusp of glory and eager to take on the the...

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Q&A: The Newest Sub-4 Miler Michael Slagowski and Coach Bob Hays

May 09, 2016

The newest HS sub-4 Miler talks making Mile history, Drew Hunter and his predictions for the next sub-4 HS Miler.

By Johanna Gretschel, FloTrack

Meet the newest member of the high school sub-4 club, Michael Slagowski of Rocky Mountain High School in Idaho. Before his 3:59.53, the New Balance...

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Rocky Mountain runner Michael Slagowski flashing record speed

May 07, 2016

“I was definitely really tired, but there was also a lot of adrenaline because there were tons of people on the infield yelling and in the stands.”

By Rachel Roberts, Bonner County Daily Bee

When Michael Slagowski returned to school Monday after winning the Mile in record time at a Nike meet...

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Who’s Better, Drew Hunter or Michael Slagowski?

May 05, 2016

Hunter would have a big edge in a pro race, and Slagowski would have a better shot in a "Teens Night at the Club" high school-only race.

By Johanna Gretschel and Dennis Young, FloTrack

After Drew Hunter and Michael Slagowski ran epic Miles on opposite ends of the U.S. this weekend,...

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HSer Michael Slagowski breaks 4 minute Mile at Jesuit Twilight Relays

April 30, 2016

"The backstretch was just completely lined up with people screaming. It definitely was a lot of adrenaline. It was awesome.”

By Jerry Ulmer, The Oregonian / OregonLive

By the time Michael Slagowski hit the last lap in the elite Mile at the Jesuit Twilight Relays on Friday night, he was...

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