Mile News Tagged My First Sub-4


Magic of the Mile never fails to thrill

March 12, 2022

Something and everything about this imperial distance still brings a smile to Irish sport, particularly a sub-4

By Ian O'Riordan, The Irish Times

Depending on the length of drive up or down the mountain the low-fuel warning light on the 4-liter engine Jeep Wrangler can suddenly flicker on or...

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Sahlman Joins HS Sub-4 Club

February 06, 2022

“I always wanted to break 4, but as soon as I saw those guys coming back a little bit I was like, I might as well just try to go for the win here.”

By Rich Sands, Track & Field News

NEW YORK — Many of the all-time fastest high school boys Mile races have come in professional races, which...

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How a pair of BYU runners joined exclusive club — on the same day

April 27, 2021

Cougars Casey Clinger, Lucas Bons record rare sub-4 minute Mile performances at altitude in Provo... and gave the crowd a show

By Doug Robinson, Deseret News

A little history was made on Saturday, when not one but two BYU athletes — sophomore Casey Clinger and freshman Lucas Bons — broke 4...

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An Out-Of-The-Blue HS Indoor Mile Record for Hobbs Kessler

February 08, 2021

“I kind of started slow, but I was looking at the clock and I was right on where I needed to be. I waited and waited and waited, but I had juice at the end.”

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — On Sunday, February 7, no result out of ATL3 was more surprising than the...

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Leo Daschbach Becomes 11th U.S. High School Boy Sub-4

May 23, 2020

Sub-57 final lap breaks sub-4 barrier: "I didn't realize I was going to run sub-4 until I literally leaned across the line and the clock still said 59."

By Jeffrey Parenti, MileSplit.com

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. -- Leo Daschbach accomplished what he didn't even think was possible.

Earlier...

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My First Sub-4

April 20, 2020

"Not only was it a historic milestone for me, but it was also a very emotional day. My grandmother passed away from cancer last summer and that very day was her first birthday since. I actually had her name written on my spikes."

By Charlie O’Donovan

One of the top highlights for Villanova...

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My First Sub-4

February 26, 2020

As I looked over at the clock and saw 3:59.97 next to my name, I was completely euphoric. Seconds earlier my body was as heavy and exhausted as it had ever been. In an instant, I felt immortal.

By Riley Masters

The story of my first sub-4 Mile began at Boston University in February 2009, when...

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New Zealand’s Theo Quax joins dad Dick in exclusive sub-4 minute Mile club

February 17, 2020

Only 12th father-son sub-4 combo ever and the first Kiwi pair to do so

By Marc Hinton, Stuff

Theo Quax continues to follow in the footsteps of his famous father on the athletics track, with the Kiwi youngster joining his dad in an exclusive club this past Saturday.

The 20-year-old Northern...

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My First Sub-4

December 26, 2019

The Mile tests our wills, our strengths, our weaknesses and our inner selves to see how much we really want it.

Leo Manzano won the silver medal in the 1500 meters at the 2012 London Olympics, running 3:34.79. He was the first U.S. athlete to medal in the 1500m since Jim Ryun won silver at the...

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My First Sub-4

September 12, 2019

For me, all that training paid off on a cool evening August 10, 1966 when I became the 19th American and first Texan to run a sub-4 minute Mile.

By Ricardo Romo

Fifty-three years ago, I became the first Texan to run a Mile under 4 minutes. What I didn’t know at the time was that only 18...

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