Mile News Tagged High School

The Reframed Mindset around the Sub-4 Mile for High School Boys

March 09, 2023

“I think the 4:00 barrier is still something special to accomplish. It’s been such a benchmark in the world of distance running for such a long time, and even if more people are breaking it now, I still think it’s special — maybe not to outsiders looking in, but to the individual, it’s such an...

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Plumstead Christian senior determined to crack desired Mile time

August 24, 2016

"This is my year to make the required time. I may not be chosen for the varsity team, but it will not be because of my Mile time."

By David Bereck, Plumstead Christian School

The sun beats down as we run the Mile, completely draining our energy. The sweat trickles down my face as I look over...

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Westbrook’s Lombardo to run in new B2B High School Mile

August 04, 2016

“In the Olympics, I think the hardest race is the 1500 – close to a Mile, and I think people like watching it.”

By Adam Birt, Keep Me Current

The TD Beach to Beacon returns to Cape Elizabeth on Aug. 6 for its 19th annual running. This year, organizers have added another facet to the event:...

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Friday Night Lights

March 21, 2013

At Franklin Central High, Indiana's top Milers get a taste of what football feels like.

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Running Times

The music blares, cymbals crash courtesy of a pep band, and fans crowd the field, forming a narrow tunnel for the athletes to pass through as they jog into view. One by...

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2013 Brooks PR Invitational Mile, Early Season Showcase

March 19, 2013

By Evin Mangan, note by Larry Eder, RunBlogRun

Since its inaugural running in 2011, the Brooks PR Invitational has been all about showcasing. The fastest prep athletes are flown to Seattle to race on the fastest track and to put on an early season showcase of who to expect big things from once...

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Gilley Seeks Indoor Mile Title

March 06, 2013

High School Athlete of the Week

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Athlete: Trevor Gilley
Year: Senior
School: Southlake Carroll High School
Location: Southlake, TX
800m PR: 1:52.99 (outdoors)
Mile PR: 4:08.24 (indoors)

After his 4:08.24 Brooks Invitational Mile victory in Seattle on Feb....

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Jacob Burcham Trains for a Sub-4

February 15, 2013

In his final season of high school track, the West Virginia standout hopes to join an elite group

By Joel Wolpert, Running Times

Running Times correspondent Joel Wolpert follows West Virginia senior Jacob Burcham as he trains for his final season of high school track. In "Horses+Fire"...
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Miler Laura Leff Returns to the Armory

February 13, 2013

High School Athlete of the Week

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Athlete: Laura Leff
Year: Junior
School: West Genesee High School
Location: Camillus, NY
1500m: 4:33.96
Mile: 4:48.96
3000m: 10:07.14

After everything that had gone haywire for New York distance star Laura Leff during the...

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2013 Track Chat: Sean McGorty

January 24, 2013

By Aaron Rich, MileSplit

MileSplit: Your XC fitness has certainly paid off. 9:07 for 3200 and 4:11 and 2:30 for 1600m and 1000m. How does this set up the rest of your senior campaign?

Sean: I think these times are great starting points. I was thrilled with these times so early on because I am...

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Mary Cain sets U.S. high school 1500 mark at world junior meet

July 16, 2012

Bronxville runner earns sixth place with a finish of 4:11.01

By The Journal News

Bronxville track star Mary Cain continued to shine Sunday at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain, setting another United States record in the...

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