Mile News Tagged Don Gehrmann

Don Gehrmann: Wisconsin Badger Mile star

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.

“I only...

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Olympian runner Don Gehrmann looks back at his accomplishments

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...

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