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7.2.22

Prakel defends Downtown Yakima Mile title with fastest time on Washington soil

Donaghu edges Camarena for women’s crown; 8 men sub-4 minutes;...


6.15.22

Whittaker Defends Memorable Girls Mile at Brooks PR Invitational

First high school girls Mile race ever with seven running sub-4:40

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5.29.22

Sahlman runs his second HS sub-4 at Bowerman Mile

“I gave it all I had... It was definitely a great experience. I...


6.15.22

Say Hello to Your Newest Sub-4 Guy: Simeon Birnbaum

Last seated South Dakotan blasts 56 second last lap to become the...


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Prakel defends Downtown Yakima Mile title with fastest time on Washington soil

July 02, 2022

Donaghu edges Camarena for women’s crown; 8 men sub-4 minutes; $35,000 in prize money awarded

Race summary from Yakima Herald-Republic & BBTM

YAKIMA, Wash. – For the third consecutive event, the Downtown Yakima Mile produced the fastest Mile on Washington soil. This time, Sam Prakel, who...

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Whittaker Defends Memorable Girls Mile at Brooks PR Invitational

June 15, 2022

First high school girls Mile race ever with seven running sub-4:40

By Mary Albl of DyeStat

Julia Flynn called it.

“I knew it. I knew today was going to be a crazy race,” said Flynn, a recent graduate of Traverse City Central High in Michigan.

That it was. On a cloudy Wednesday afternoon...

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Say Hello to Your Newest Sub-4 Guy: Simeon Birnbaum

June 15, 2022

Last seated South Dakotan blasts 56 second last lap to become the 17th U.S. prep, 5th this year & third junior sub-4 minutes in the Mile and 12th since BBTM 2012 launch

By Cory Mull, MileSplit.com

Simeon Birnbaum sent big shockwaves through the high school track & field world on Wednesday...

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Remembering Walter George: The Mile’s first superstar

June 03, 2022

“Certainly, he was a man who was years ahead of his time, It was his form of training that inspired the celebrated Swedish coach Gosta Holmer to devise the popular fartlek system.”

By Simon Turnbull for World Athletics Heritage

You could say Walter George did not exactly have the ideal...

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