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On June 1, 1957, Don Bowden becomes the first American to run a sub-4 minute Mile, clocking 3:58.7 on a clay track at the University of the Pacific’s Baxter Stadium in Stockton, California. #AGT



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Featured Athletes

Don Bowden

DOB: 08/08/36 Mile PR:
3:58.70 - 1957
Metric Mile PR:
3:46.50 - 1957

Hobbs Kessler

DOB: 03/15/03 Mile PR:
3:54.0 (road) - 2022
Metric Mile PR:
3:32.61 - 2023

Cooper Teare

DOB: 08/18/99 Mile PR:
3:50.17 (indoors) โ€“ 2022
Metric Mile PR:
3:32.74 - 2023

John Paul Jones

DOB: 10/15/1890 Mile PR:
4:14.4 - 1913 (former world record)
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.2 - 1912

Featured Events

Mile of Truth

Sun, May 7
Danville, CA

Yakima Mile

Sat, July 1
Yakima, WA

Guardian Mile V

Sat, July 29
Cleveland, OH

5th The Mile High Mile

Sat, July 29
Niwot, CO



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