Mile News


Binghamton University’s Jesse Garn breaks 4-minute Mile

March 02, 2014

Coach Annette Acuff: “He executed the race so well under a lot of pressure. This is a great achievement for our program.”

From Press & Sun-Bulletin

Junior middle distance runner Jesse Garn became the second athlete in Binghamton University program history to break four minutes in the Mile on Sunday at the Boston University’s Last Chance Meet.

He recorded a first-place time of 3 minutes, 59.37 seconds, which is the 18th fastest at the NCAA Division I level this season. The top 16 times will qualify for the NCAA Championships March 13-14 at the University of New Mexico.

In the past, some of the top 16 performers have not declared entrance in an event in order to focus on another one at the NCAA meet. Therefore, Garn has a solid chance of advancing to his first national meet when the final list is revealed on Tuesday.

“I am so proud of Jesse,” assistant coach Annette Acuff said. “He executed the race so well under a lot of pressure. This is a great achievement for our program.”

Continue reading at: www.pressconnects.com

Tags: jesse garn (2)

Facebook Comments

Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

ELEVATE
Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

CELEBRATE
Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

Become a Mile Maniac member or a BBTM sponsor today! Join us, and go Mile!

Join Us

Thanks for joining the movement and being a Mile Maniac. We'll keep you up to-date with our Mile wires as well as exclusive contests and opportunities. Help us spread the word by sharing our site and joining us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!