May 28, 2001
"It's great to write and read about these young guys now, but if you want to read about them in five or six years, my advice would be: Treat them gently."- coach Mark Wetmore
By Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated
Two high school runners. One is a pure Miler named Jim Ryun, a slender junior from...
April 14, 2001
Other top high school distance performances also produced at annual storied prep invitational meet
By Ryan Lamppa, Running USA wire
ARCADIA, Calif. - At the Arcadia Invitational on Saturday, Alan Webb was the talk of the meet, before and after, as the senior from Reston, Va. who last January...
February 25, 2001
Cincinnati Miler's record lasted 32 years
By John Fay, The Cincinnati Enquirer
Reggie McAfee is not surprised his city Mile record lasted for 32 years.
“I'm not,” he said. “4:08 is pretty fast.”
It's pretty fast now, but it was blazing in 1968 when McAfee, a Courter Tech senior, ran it to...
January 20, 2001
By David Monti
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NEW YORK - Alan Webb, an 18-year-old senior at South South Lakes High School in Reston, Va., became the first U.S. prep athlete to run under four minutes for the Mile indoors at today's New Balance Games at...