May 21, 2022
Pioneer, Olympian honored where she recorded the first sub-5 minute Mile by a woman
Chris Turner for World Athletics
The World Athletics Heritage Plaque honoring Diane Leather Charles, who in 1954 became the first woman to run below 5 minutes for the Mile, was presented Saturday at a ceremony...
May 16, 2022
“It’s not like I went into high school thinking I would break 4 minutes in the Mile. I didn’t even go into high school thinking I was going to run track. It’s been a quick journey, but a crazy journey."
By Matt Breen, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Gary Martin started to dream last year about...
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...
May 12, 2022
"The season's just getting started. For me, I'm not focusing too much on the barrier, but just running and competing to be the best guy in the country."
By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor
Gary Martin's final high school track season could be headed for a storybook ending on Sunday, June 19 at...