Mile News Tagged Grant Fisher


Four Reasons Why More High Schoolers Are Running Sub-4

June 16, 2016

"When you see someone that’s your peer and a fellow competitor run really well, it’s definitely motivating.” - Grant Fisher

By John Kissane, Runner's World

When 18-year-old Michael Slagowski stopped the clock at 3:59.53 to win the Jesuit Twilight Mile on April 29 in Portland, Oregon, he...

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Four Minutes to Fame: Maton, Fisher and Hunter

February 26, 2016

The latest HSer sub-4 does credit Maton and Fisher for lighting a fire: “It was really inspiring. After I saw that, I thought ‘OK. I’ve got one goal for next year and hopefully I can join the club.'”

By Parker West, Dyestat

In the span of 10 months, the number of all-time sub-4 high school...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2015

December 30, 2015

Two HSers go sub-4, record annual first sub-4 for U.S. men, NCAA coaches vote YES to run the Mile again at outdoor Championships, $365,000-plus record prize money, BBTM Grand Prix Tour and more highlight year for storied distance

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

To say the least, it was...

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Grand Blanc’s Fisher is prep person of year — by a Mile

June 30, 2015

Fisher was an easy choice for the annual award given to someone connected to the world of high school athletics. Not just because of athletics, he is also a tremendous student.

By Mick McCabe, Detroit Free Press

We have seen unforgettable high school performances before ...

Keith Appling...

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Grant Fisher: Capping off a Stellar High School Career

June 18, 2015

“I never thought any of this would have been possible for me...To have things go well this quickly is mind boggling.”

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Athlete: Grant Fisher

Year: Senior
School: Grand Blanc High School
Location: Grand Blanc, MI
Mile PR: 3:59.38
2-Mile PR: 8:51.28

Key...

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Fisher, Aragon Win HS adidas Dream Mile Crowns in NYC

June 13, 2015

Records set by Aragon (4:37.91, meet and Montana state) and Ryen Frazier (4:38.59, North Carolina state)

By Jim Gerweck, Mile wire

NEW YORK – Ten days ago, teenager Grant Fisher would have been ecstatic to run a 4:01 Mile.

Then came the Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis, where the...

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Sub-4 Miler Grant Fisher headlines adidas Boys’ Dream Mile

June 09, 2015

Villareal, Brannigan among top HS rivals set for adidas Grand Prix in NYC on Saturday, June 13

From adidas Grand Prix

Grant Fisher, who last week ran 3:59.38 to become just the seventh high school athlete in U.S. history to run a sub-4-minute Mile, will headline the adidas Boys’ Dream Mile at...

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Grand Blanc’s Fisher makes history with sub-4 minute Mile

June 05, 2015

7th U.S. high school boy to join select club, ties as 3rd fastest HS Miler: "I don't really know what just happened..."

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Special to the Detroit Free Press

ST. LOUIS -- Running under the lights on a balmy Thursday evening more than 500 miles from his hometown of Grand Blanc,...

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Grant Fisher to attempt Sub-4 at Nike Festival of Miles

June 04, 2015

Grant Fisher will attempt to be the seventh prep in history to break four minutes in the Mile tonight; Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis, Missouri, a 2015 BBTM Featured Event, will be broadcast live on Flotrack.com beginning at 7:00pm CST.

By Johanna Gretschel, MileSplit

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Grant Fisher Eyes Sub-4 at Nike Festival of Miles

June 01, 2015

In St. Louis on Thursday, June 4, Michigan high schooler could make history as 7th U.S. HS sub-4 Miler as he races against professionals including defending champion Jordan McNamara

From Festival of Miles Foundation

ST. LOUIS - The Festival of Miles Foundation has announced a late addition to...

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