Mile News Tagged Matthew Maton

Dan Maton continues family talent tradition

January 23, 2019

Make no doubt about it: a sub-4 minute Mile is the paramount objective this track season for Maton

By Logan Stanley, MileSplit Correspondent

Each time Camas High School senior Daniel Maton steps out on the oval, lofty expectations follow.

But when you come from a family with a storied past...

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Four Reasons Why More High Schoolers Are Running Sub-4

June 16, 2016

"When you see someone that’s your peer and a fellow competitor run really well, it’s definitely motivating.” - Grant Fisher

By John Kissane, Runner's World

When 18-year-old Michael Slagowski stopped the clock at 3:59.53 to win the Jesuit Twilight Mile on April 29 in Portland, Oregon, he...

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Four Minutes to Fame: Maton, Fisher and Hunter

February 26, 2016

The latest HSer sub-4 does credit Maton and Fisher for lighting a fire: “It was really inspiring. After I saw that, I thought ‘OK. I’ve got one goal for next year and hopefully I can join the club.'”

By Parker West, Dyestat

In the span of 10 months, the number of all-time sub-4 high school...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2015

December 30, 2015

Two HSers go sub-4, record annual first sub-4 for U.S. men, NCAA coaches vote YES to run the Mile again at outdoor Championships, $365,000-plus record prize money, BBTM Grand Prix Tour and more highlight year for storied distance

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

To say the least, it was...

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Sub-4 HS Miler Matthew Maton Ready for University of Oregon Debut

October 03, 2015

The freshman from Bend, Oregon, was trained by Parker Stinson during his last season of high school competition.

By Ben DeJarnette, Running Times

The last time Matthew Maton stepped onto a cross country course, the lanky standout from Bend, Oregon, smashed Galen Rupp’s 11-year-old state meet...

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Maton still paying for his magical Mile as prep career closes

June 28, 2015

Maton had more he wanted to accomplish before moving onto his next phase at Oregon, which he achieved with a time of 14:47.10 in the 5000 meters Friday at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships.

By Austin Meek, The Register Guard

Somewhere in his room, Matthew Maton has a pair of shoes he’ll...

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What Do Prison, the Olympics and Triathlon Have in Common?

May 16, 2015

The 4 minute Mile. As the sixth American high schooler gets inducted into this exclusive club, we take a look at what might be in store for him.

By Duncan Larkin, Outside

Matthew Maton made history last Friday. The high school senior ran the prestigious Mile event at the Oregon Twilight Meet...

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‘Holy Grail’ moments spur Mile comeback

May 14, 2015

“If the Dream Mile in New York has some magic in it, that event could be the tipping point.”

By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor

The Mile – that so very non-metric of track events – has become the hot topic of discussion and the must-see event at big meets this spring.

With Matthew Maton’s sub-4...

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HS runner Matthew Maton runs a historic sub-4 Mile

May 09, 2015

“This week I couldn’t sleep, I kept thinking about 4 minutes. I know you aren’t supposed to think about it, but I couldn’t stop.”

By Christopher Keizur, Daily Emerald

At the bell, three athletes sprinted around the curve, spurred on by the cheering of the Hayward faithful. The runners were...

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