Mile News Tagged Ken Martin


Meet Sub-4 / Sub-2:10 Man: Ken Martin

December 17, 2018

"Still, more people have climbed Mt. Everest than broken 4:00 for the Mile. Add a sub-2:10 marathon to that and, well, I’m not sure what to compare that too. It sounds cool, so I’ll simply go with that."

By Jack Welch

Is Ken Martin too young to be an OGOR? Original Gangster of Running: a...

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A Select Group: Only 25 men have gone sub-4 and sub-2:10

October 21, 2018

2016 Olympic Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge best / lowest Mile-marathon time; four Americans: Galen Rupp, Alan Culpepper, Ken Martin & Greg Meyer members of rare club; Meyer the first member

By Bring Back the Mile

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been updated from the original September 2014...

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Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

ELEVATE
Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

CELEBRATE
Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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