Mile News Tagged Gary Martin

The Best Mile Moments of 2022

December 30, 2022

Nick Willis’ record 20th consecutive year sub-4, annual record of first U.S. sub-4 shattered, annual record of U.S. high school sub-4s (5 individuals, 7 times), event prize money increases 34%, official road Mile world championship & world record category announced and more!

By Ryan Lamppa,...

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Gary Martin has Olympic dreams after running a sub-4 Mile

May 16, 2022

“It’s not like I went into high school thinking I would break 4 minutes in the Mile. I didn’t even go into high school thinking I was going to run track. It’s been a quick journey, but a crazy journey."

By Matt Breen, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Gary Martin started to dream last year about...

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Gary Martin runs sub-4 minute Mile at the Philadelphia Catholic League Championships

May 14, 2022

“I mean that was the big one, 4 minutes, that’s a big barrier for a high school Miler... I’m just going to try and enjoy the rest of my high school career.”

By Gustav Elvin The Philadelphia Inquirer

Archbishop Wood’s Gary Martin had come up just short of breaking the 4 minute Mile barrier at...

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Gary Martin eyes sub-4 Mile at New Balance Nationals Outdoor

May 12, 2022

"The season's just getting started. For me, I'm not focusing too much on the barrier, but just running and competing to be the best guy in the country."

By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor

Gary Martin's final high school track season could be headed for a storybook ending on Sunday, June 19 at...

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State Mile Guide: #2 Pennsylvania

March 13, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 12, 1787
Capital: Harrisburg
Motto: Virtue, Liberty & Independence

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a rich Mile history with the "State of Independence" hosting some of the fastest and most exciting Mile races in the United States. The historic Penn Relays has...

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