June 12, 2017
Another U.S. high schooler just went under four, which inspired us to trace the milestone's roots, starting with legend Roger Bannister
By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Online
In early June, Reed Brown, a Texas high school senior, became the tenth U.S. high schooler in history to run the Mile...
June 11, 2014
HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month
By Bring Back the Mile
On June 11, 2011, Lukas Verzbicas became only the fifth U.S. high school athlete and the second in a high school-only race to break 4 minutes for the Mile with his winning 3:59.71 clocking at the adidas Dream Mile in...
May 31, 2013
Jon Rankin serves as BBTM's California Captain for the state petition drive to replace the 1600m with the Mile at the High School State Meet. He will be providing occasional posts on his journey as the California Captain. Below is entry number #1 to kick off the 2013 State Meet that begins this...
May 22, 2013
By Darrin DeTorres, DistancePreps.com
On a wet and windy day nearly 59 years ago, a young man with a dream of the seemingly impossible became the first runner to break the 4 minute barrier in the Mile. In the 59 years following Roger Bannister’s magical performance, runners all over the world...
May 21, 2013
Bernie Montoya to defend title; Will one or more high school boys break the coveted sub-4 minute Mile barrier?
NEW YORK – (May 21, 2013) – Twenty-eight of the top U.S. high school Mile athletes including defending champion Bernie Montoya are expected at the adidas Dream Mile to be contested at...
January 02, 2013
By Scott Bush, RunnerSpace
We're counting down five of our favorite topics to follow in the distance running world in 2013. The first is the push to break the four minute Mile from a trio of prep athletes. It's been nearly 50 years since there's been as much top-end depth in the event and we...
March 11, 2012
By Cielestia Calbay, Competitor Magazine
Many of the top endurance athletes in the world gathered in Los Angeles on Saturday.
The red carpet rolled out in athletic style in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday night at the Nokia Theatre for the Endurance LIVE Awards, the biggest night of the year...
June 11, 2011
"Until the race started, I thought this was going to be effortless and I was going to do it, but once the race got started, it was actually harder than I thought."
By Bill Carey, Sports Illustrated
NEW YORK -- Lukas Verzbicas sat alone at a table checking his phone, still smiling 30 minutes...