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The Oregon Track Club presents inaugural Sub-4 Reunion

April 28, 2016

​Celebrating the men who broke 4 minutes in the Mile and ran for legendary coach Bill Bowerman from 1956-70

From Oregon Track Club

Ten runners from the University of Oregon: Jim Bailey, Jim Grelle, Dyrol Burleson, Keith Forman, Archie San Romani, Wade Bell, Dave Wilborn, Arne Kvalheim, Roscoe Divine and Steve Savage broke the 4 minute Mile barrier under the tutelage of iconic track & field coach Bill Bowerman from 1956 to 1970 – and each of them has a fascinating story to tell.

On Friday, May 27, we’ll celebrate the accomplishments of those athletes at the inaugural Sub-4 Reunion, a fund-raiser for the Oregon Track Club to be held at the Jaqua Center from 5:30-7:30pm.

Tickets are $25 for the public, $20 for OTC members, and free to attendees that have ever run a sub-4 Mile. UO catering will provide appetizers and Hop Valley Brewing Company will debut a Sub 4 Ale, brewed in honor of this special occasion.

The social hour begins at 5:30pm, followed by a panel discussion with all 10 athletes at 6:30pm. Oregon Track Club Elite teammates Andrew Wheating and Tom Farrell will serve as emcees.

The event concludes at 7:30pm when everyone can make the short walk to Hayward Field to watch all of the free events on the first night of the 42nd Prefontaine Classic.

For more information including tickets to this special gala, go to: http://sub4reunion.org

Tags: oregon track club (5) , jim grelle (7) , dyrol burleson (7) , bill bowerman (7) , andrew wheating (21)

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