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Gary Martin runs sub-4 minute Mile at the Philadelphia Catholic League Championships

May 14, 2022

“I mean that was the big one, 4 minutes, that’s a big barrier for a high school Miler... I’m just going to try and enjoy the rest of my high school career.”

By Gustav Elvin The Philadelphia Inquirer

Archbishop Wood’s Gary Martin had come up just short of breaking the 4 minute Mile barrier at...

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How Fast Would Usain Bolt Run the Mile?

August 01, 2016

"100 meter speed translates pretty well up to 400 meters. But after that there is a large change.”

By Charles Bethea, The New Yorker

Three minutes, forty-three seconds, and thirteen hundredths of a second is the fastest that a human has ever run a mile, as far as we know. Hicham El Guerrouj,...

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Molly, 9, accomplishes her Mile mission

July 24, 2016

“This is tiring but I can do this. I can do this.”

By David Troppens, Tri-County Times

LINDEN, Mich. — Molly Katic is just your typical active 9-year-old girl.

Her brothers love to run, so she loves to do it as well. For at least the last three years, Molly and the Katic family have been...

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