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Penn Relays: Sean McGorty Breaks Mile Meet Record With Year’s Best U.S. High School Time

April 26, 2013

By David Rutz, The Washington Post

PHILADELPHIA – Sean McGorty’s Mile run looked so easy, so effortless, that it was almost a shock when the announcement echoed over the loudspeakers at Franklin Field on Friday.

A new Penn Relays record. The new No. 1 high school time in the U.S. this year.

One very happy Chantilly senior.

Distancing himself from the pack after 200 meters to seize control of the race, he finished in a spectacular 4 minutes, 4.47 seconds.

“It’s an amazing feeling,” McGorty said. “Last year, it didn’t really go my way. To win in a place like this, it means a lot. To be part of its history, that’s even” better.

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