Mile News Tagged Sub-4


Which NCAA Stars Will Go Sub-4 for the First Time in 2019?

December 13, 2018

A record 29 Americans went sub-4 for the first time in 2018, sixteen of them were collegians

By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack

The sub-4:00 Mile chase is one of the most compelling facets of the NCAA indoor season, and in 2019 there are plenty of collegiate contenders ready to punch their...

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Dreaming Big: Joel Gomez Sees Himself Running Sub-4 Mile in High School

December 12, 2018

“I think every kid that races the Mile dreams of wanting to break 4 minutes. For Joel, he has already overcome so much – he understands that it won’t just happen and knows he is going to have to work for it.”

By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego

In sixth grade, Joel Gomez passed a test allowing...

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The Quest to Run a Sub-4 Minute Mile at Age 40

May 28, 2018

Famiglietti’s attempt to run within four seconds of his Mile PR... feels like act of defiance­.

By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine

I used to think that turning 40 was something that only happened to other people. Now that I’m in my mid-30s, I’m starting to steel myself for the...

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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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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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We Must Change the Narrative Around Women’s Sports

August 26, 2017

Bring Back the Mile, a website and community that promotes and celebrates the Mile as a preeminent distance in the United States, has done an excellent job of tracking the American women who have broken 4:30.

By Sally Bergesen, Outside

“What’s the equivalent of the 4 minute Mile for women?”...

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Jump Start: The Second Reinvention of Alan Webb

July 24, 2017

“We were in the running industry for so long, that was really all we were. That’s where all our value was, and I think it’s cool we’re able to take the skills we learned there — the hard work, the discipline, the drive — and transfer them over to a different industry.”

By Dave Devine,...

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HS Sub-4 Miler Slagowski Reboots His College Career

June 29, 2017

“It will definitely be like a fresh start going to Eastern Oregon and I’m not really putting any pressure on myself based off what I did in high school.”

By Don Kopriva, Track & Field News

Michael Slagowski, who last year became the ninth school Miler to break 4:00, has rebooted his college...

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A Brief History of the Sub-4 Minute Mile

June 12, 2017

Another U.S. high schooler just went under four, which inspired us to trace the milestone's roots, starting with legend Roger Bannister

By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Online

In early June, Reed Brown, a Texas high school senior, became the tenth U.S. high schooler in history to run the Mile...

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Bannister ‘astonished’ sub-4 minute Mile continues to inspire

February 26, 2014

"I myself was inspired after being taken to see Sydney Wooderson at Crystal Palace and I realized that was the sport I wanted to do."

By Mark Bryans, Press Association

Sir Roger Bannister remains 'astonished' that his achievement of running the first sub-4 minute Mile is still celebrated but...

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