Mile News Tagged My First Sub-4


Serafini secures first sub-4 Mile

April 29, 2018

"I knew I broke it, but all I wanted to do was lay on the track in relief. I was riding that high for three, four weeks.”

By Mike MacAdam, The Daily Gazette

It started out as a milestone to pursue; it became a millstone around his neck.

The mystique grabbed hold of Lou Serafini when he was...

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Emmanuel Bor #500 American to Go Sub-4!

January 27, 2018

Bor also earned $500 bonus as the 500th American under 4:00 thanks to a promotion from Bring Back the Mile, Saucony & Running Warehouse: “It’s really awesome to break that barrier. It’s amazing… Today I am so happy. 3:58 is awesome.”

By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com

BOSTON — On June 1, 1957, ...

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$500 for 500th U.S. Sub-4 Mile

January 26, 2018

Presented by Running Warehouse & Saucony; also fan shoe giveaway predict the time contest

The United States, to-date, has recorded 494 American Sub-4 Milers and we're giving away $500 for the 500th American* to reach this milestone. For Mile fans, predict the winning time** in the form below...

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Q&A with rising Irish Mile star Sean Tobin

October 17, 2017

The general public has a much better understanding of a Mile time compared to the 1500 meters, and I would love to see the Mile replace the 1500 at the Olympics and World Championships.

By Niall Hugh, Fast Running

Sean Tobin, Ireland’s youngest ever sub-4 minute Miler got back to doing what...

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Danvers Native Piazza Joins Sub-4 Minute Mile Club

September 01, 2017

When I finally learned what my time was one of my (VT) teammates started to hug me. It was an incredible moment.

By Jean DePlacido, The Salem News

Drew Piazza keeps getting faster and faster. The Virginia Tech senior from Danvers has had an incredible summer including running a sub-4 minute...

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After smashing through the 4-minute barrier, Ingebrigtsen, 16, serves notice

June 09, 2017

“The biggest thing I’ve learned from them is the mindset. You always have to go hard and believe in yourself – push until the last meters.”

By IAAF

As he entered the back straight for the final time, with 45 seconds of agony between him and Mile history, 16-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen had one...

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Reed Brown becomes 10th U.S. HSer to clock sub-4 Mile

June 02, 2017

Stunning sub-57 final lap makes Texas native the 4th fastest U.S. high school Miler all-time

By Cam Smith, USA TODAY High School Sports

The hallowed halls of the sub-4 minute Mile got a new resident Thursday night when Texas native Reed Brown clocked a 3:59.30 at the Festival of Miles in St....

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Teen Runner with Autism Shatters 4:00 Mile Barrier

August 09, 2016

Mikey Brannigan sets a Paralympic world record for the T20 classification.

By Alison Wade, Runner's World

At the Sir Walter Miler meet on Friday, August 5 in Raleigh, North Carolina, 19-year-old Mikey Brannigan finished seventh in the Mile, clocking 3:57.58 to smash his previous personal...

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David Bailey honored as first Canadian to run a Mile in under 4 minutes

June 19, 2016

“It was a big deal in ’66 when he did it — very few in the world had at that point. I know how difficult it is to accomplish that, so we want to celebrate the achievement.”

By Hailey Salvian, The London Free Press

On June 11, 1966, David Bailey tried to do what no Canadian had ever done — run...

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HSer Michael Slagowski breaks 4 minute Mile at Jesuit Twilight Relays

April 30, 2016

"The backstretch was just completely lined up with people screaming. It definitely was a lot of adrenaline. It was awesome.”

By Jerry Ulmer, The Oregonian / OregonLive

By the time Michael Slagowski hit the last lap in the elite Mile at the Jesuit Twilight Relays on Friday night, he was...

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