Mile News Tagged Delaware

Sub-4 minute Mile finally run in Delaware

April 11, 2022

"Every single person tonight at the track just carried me through that whole race. There was no denying me of making history today, heart pulled me through the race."

By William Bretzger, Delaware News Journal

Halfway through the race billed as an attempt to run the first sub-4 minute Mile on...

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The quest for Delaware’s first sub-4 Mile set for April 9

March 31, 2022

Tatnall School hosts The Delaware Mile Challenge, drawing top fields vying for $15,000 plus time bonus money and Mile glory

By Sean Greene,

It has been 68 years since Roger Bannister broke one of sport's greatest barriers, but it still hasn't been replicated in the First State.

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State Mile Guide: #1 Delaware

March 07, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 7, 1787
Capital: Dover
Motto: Liberty & Independence

In 2018, Sam Parsons became the first Delawarean to go sub-4 in the Mile, clocking 3:59.70 in New York, and on April 9, 2022, Parsons recorded the first sub-4 Mile on state soil, winning The Delaware Mile...

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