Mile News Tagged Doug Robinson

After 60 years, sub-4 minute Mile still the standard for runners

May 06, 2014

Henry Marsh: "My dreams and goals were around the Mile and running a sub-4 Mile.”

By Doug Robinson, Deseret News

Like so many others around the world, Henry Marsh noted the 60th anniversary this week of Roger Bannister’s historic feat. On May 6, 1954, Bannister became the first man to break 4...

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BYU track and field: Miles Batty set to defend national title

March 09, 2012

By Doug Robinson, Deseret News

Miles Batty, the wonderfully named miler from BYU and Jordan High, will attempt to defend his national title in this weekend's NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Nampa, Idaho. In doing so, he will face perhaps the fastest mile field ever assembled for...

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