September 12, 2020
Boulder, Colorado resident mastered his injury woes: “You have to train really hard, but you don’t have to run a ton of miles each week."
By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World
Dan King never knew he was a Miler, but he found a silver lining during the coronavirus pandemic. With most races...
August 31, 2020
"I had an excellent day, everything came together."
By Todd Straka, BoulderRunner
Dan King just ran a Mile in 4 minutes and 49.08 seconds. King is 61-years-old and that incredible time makes the Boulder resident the world record holder for the 60-64 age group, beating the previous record of...
June 04, 2019
At the Music City Distance Carnival, Brad Barton sliced more than five seconds off the previous record set 18 years ago.
By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World
At 53-years-old, Brad Barton now owns three world records, effectively extending his streak of accomplishments as a Masters runner. On...
December 14, 2017
“The fact that I mix up my training is why I don’t get injured, which is probably my primary advantage over my competition.”
By John A. Kissane, Runner’s World
Gary Patton of Rock Rapids, Iowa, gave himself a fitting early birthday gift: a world record in the indoor Mile for the 70–74 age...
February 14, 2015
Lagat shatters Masters (40 & older) Mile world record; near record 10 men go sub-4 indoors at 108th NYRR Millrose Games
By Jim Gerweck, Mile wire
NEW YORK – The Mile is generally considered to be the perfect race in the track & field canon because of its near-perfect symmetry. Four laps of...
June 07, 2012
By Phil Latter, Runner's World
When 40-year-old Anthony Whiteman ran 3:58.79 last Saturday to win the Music City Distance Carnival’s elite Mile race, he became the first Masters runner (40 & older) to break 4:00 outdoors. (Ireland’s Eamonn Coghlan, Chairman of the Boards, accomplished the feat...
June 01, 2012
Sub-4 at 40, shoestring budgets and supporting dreams
By Bring Back the Mile
Editor's note: Anthony Whiteman (GBR) not only won the Music City Distance Carnival Swiftwick Mile at the age of 40, but became the first Masters athlete to run a sub-4 minute Mile outdoors. Whiteman covered the...
February 21, 1994
First Masters runner to go sub-4 in the Mile: "They created more noise than at any other track I've run at, including Madison Square Garden."
By Marc Bloom, New York Times
After months of painful therapy, weeks of speed training and several near misses, Eamonn Coghlan of Ireland yesterday,...