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Jacob Burcham Trains for a Sub-4

February 15, 2013

In his final season of high school track, the West Virginia standout hopes to join an elite group

By Joel Wolpert, Running Times

 
Running Times correspondent Joel Wolpert follows West Virginia senior Jacob Burcham as he trains for his final season of high school track. In "Horses+Fire" we see that Burcham has set PRs in the Mile every year, and he ended 2012 with a 4:02.73. Will Burcham join the short list of high school athletes who have broken 4? Inside his house, the signs are everywhere.
 

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