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How Connor Dunne Cut His Mile PR From 4:36 to 4:04 in Three Years

April 14, 2016

Running this fast was a bit of surprise, but I've just been doing harder, faster, and longer workouts. Plus, I've consistently improved.

By Dennis Young, MileSplit USA

One of the breakout stars of 2016, San Clemente's Connor Dunne ran 4:04 for a Mile in March and hasn't lost all year. We talked to him on Sunday--after he won the Mile at Arcadia and before this weekend's Mt. SAC Relays--about how he got here. You can watch every Mt. SAC Relays race live on FloTrack.

MileSplit: Congrats on the big win at Arcadia last night, how did that feel?

Connor Dunne: It felt good. I came in as the No. 1 seed, so I knew I had a good chance. But a lot of those guys are tough, and the race didn't turn out the way I thought it would with that slow start. So to come away with the win, that's a big meet to win.

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