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Bolas posts first sub-4-minute Mile in Alaska history

September 14, 2013

Former University of Wisconsin All-American Jack Bolas (right) leaves pacer Daniel Stockberger behind after lap 3 on his way to a 3:58:3 Mile in the Alaska Dome on Friday afternoon. It is believed to be the first time the Mile has ever been run in under 4 minutes in Alaska. The Dome time trial was sponsored by Skinny Raven Sports and New Balance, which sponsored a series of cross country races in Alaska this season.

Bolas, 25, now trains in South Carolina and owns a personal record 3:53.5 in the outdoor Mile, set at last Sunday's Minnesota Mile in Duluth.

At a race in Portland this summer, Kodiak's Trevor Dunbar, currently running for the University of Oregon, became the first Alaskan to finish the Mile in under 4 minutes, clocking 3:59.06.

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