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Sub-4 fever as the ultimate milestone approaches

April 30, 2024

Oxford is the place to be next Monday for the 70th anniversary celebration of Roger Bannister’s iconic, historic 3:59.4 Mile

By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly

Monday, May 6 marks one of the most important anniversaries in the sport. It will be 70 years since Roger Bannister became the...

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Wanyonyi runs road Mile world record

April 27, 2024

Previous world record holder Hobbs Kessler finishes second

From World Athletics

HERZOGENAURACH - World 800m silver medalist Emmanuel Wanyonyi stepped up to the Mile in style, breaking the road Mile world record with 3:54.56 clocking at the Road to Records adidas event on Saturday in Germany.

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Ciattei, McArthur claim USA titles at Grand Blue Mile

April 23, 2024

Men's repeat champion crushes course record, just misses road Mile world record; women's champion celebrates debut road Mile

Contributed by Keenan Gray for USATF

DES MOINES, Iowa – Vincent Ciattei set out for redemption, while Rachel McArthur was there to prove her worth at the 15th Grand...

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Engelhardt records fastest U.S. high school-only girls Mile at Mt. SAC Relays

April 19, 2024

California prep star has sights set on sub-4:30 Mile

By Pete Marshall for DyeStat

WALNUT, Calif. – Ventura High of California junior Sadie Engelhardt is an attraction at any meet in which she competes.

And she sets out to break not just personal records, but meet and national all-time marks...

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