September 19, 2020
London 1948 Olympian won 39 consecutive major Mile races from 1949-52 and also four consecutive Wanamaker Mile titles (1949-52)
Don Gehrmann of Wisconsin – the first athlete to ever win three NCAA titles in the Mile / 1500 meters – rarely had a particularly fast time.
July 24, 2012
"I only ran for place. I never ran for time. The 4 minute Mile was mentioned, but I wasn't interested in it at all. That probably was a mistake because I could have done that. I could have done it had that been something I really wanted to do and used as a goal."
By Gary D’Amato, Milwaukee...