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King’s Tyler Janes sets county Mile record

March 29, 2016

“I’ve never seen a Mile that fast... It was just a magical moment." - Riverside King distance coach of Brad Peters

By Jeffrey Parenti, The Press-Enterprise

Tyler Janes, a senior at Riverside King, shattered the Riverside County record for 1600 meters and the Mile (9 meters longer) on Saturday at the Distance Meet of Champions high school track meet at Azusa Pacific University.

Janes, a finalist at the CIF-State 1600 in June, dropped six seconds from his previous best in clocking 4 minutes, 4.33 seconds for fourth place in a race that established the top 14 spots on the national leaders posted by

“That was amazing,” King distance coach Brad Peters said. “It’s a testimony to what happens when you just let yourself go.”

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