Mile News Tagged My First Sub-4


After smashing through the 4-minute barrier, Ingebrigtsen, 16, serves notice

June 09, 2017

“The biggest thing I’ve learned from them is the mindset. You always have to go hard and believe in yourself – push until the last meters.”

By IAAF

As he entered the back straight for the final time, with 45 seconds of agony between him and Mile history, 16-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen had one...

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Reed Brown becomes 10th U.S. HSer to clock sub-4 Mile

June 02, 2017

Stunning sub-57 final lap makes Texas native the 4th fastest U.S. high school Miler all-time

By Cam Smith, USA TODAY High School Sports

The hallowed halls of the sub-4 minute Mile got a new resident Thursday night when Texas native Reed Brown clocked a 3:59.30 at the Festival of Miles in St....

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My First Sub-4

January 05, 2017

There was a lengthy pause as the three timekeepers compared their watches in order to come up with the official time, and then there was the announcement, “It has happened again!”

By Craig Masback

The quest for my first sub-4 minute Mile began on the streets of Rome and finished on Oxford’s...

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Teen Runner with Autism Shatters 4:00 Mile Barrier

August 09, 2016

Mikey Brannigan sets a Paralympic world record for the T20 classification.

By Alison Wade, Runner's World

At the Sir Walter Miler meet on Friday, August 5 in Raleigh, North Carolina, 19-year-old Mikey Brannigan finished seventh in the Mile, clocking 3:57.58 to smash his previous personal...

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(Sir) Roger and Me

July 30, 2016

“As I have said, winning Olympic races is more important than the 4 minute Mile. It so happens that the rest of the world thinks otherwise.” - Sir Roger Bannister

By Pat Butcher, GlobeRunner.com

Oh dear! I watched Everest on the Track, the documentary of Roger Bannister and the 4 minute Mile...

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David Bailey honored as first Canadian to run a Mile in under 4 minutes

June 19, 2016

“It was a big deal in ’66 when he did it — very few in the world had at that point. I know how difficult it is to accomplish that, so we want to celebrate the achievement.”

By Hailey Salvian, The London Free Press

On June 11, 1966, David Bailey tried to do what no Canadian had ever done — run...

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HSer Michael Slagowski breaks 4 minute Mile at Jesuit Twilight Relays

April 30, 2016

"The backstretch was just completely lined up with people screaming. It definitely was a lot of adrenaline. It was awesome.”

By Jerry Ulmer, The Oregonian / OregonLive

By the time Michael Slagowski hit the last lap in the elite Mile at the Jesuit Twilight Relays on Friday night, he was...

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László Tábori: The People’s Sport, The People’s Champion

April 22, 2016

If I compare publicity percentage-wise, I had 75% for the Mile and 25% for the 1500 meters.

From Tracksmith's METER #04

László Tábori was the third man to break 4 minutes for the Mile, a feat that made the Hungarian famous around the world.

"Nothing gave me as much support or publicity like...

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Hunter goes sub-4, sets U.S. high school indoor Mile record

February 06, 2016

"It was so loud the last lap that I just, kind of adrenaline kicked in." - Drew Hunter, 8th U.S. high school boy to break 4 minutes, now third fastest all-time behind legends Alan Webb and Jim Ryun

By David Monti, RRW
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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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