Mile News Tagged Masters World Record


With Sub-4:20 Performance, 53-Year-Old Breaks Masters Mile World Record

June 04, 2019

At the Music City Distance Carnival, Brad Barton sliced more than five seconds off the previous record set 18 years ago.

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

At 53-years-old, Brad Barton now owns three world records, effectively extending his streak of accomplishments as a Masters runner. On...

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Brief Chat: Anthony Whiteman, Sub-4:00 at 40

June 07, 2012

By Phil Latter, Runner's World

When 40-year-old Anthony Whiteman ran 3:58.79 last Saturday to win the Music City Distance Carnival’s elite Mile race, he became the first Masters runner (40 & older) to break 4:00 outdoors. (Ireland’s Eamonn Coghlan, Chairman of the Boards, accomplished the feat...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Music City Distance Carnival

June 01, 2012

Sub-4 at 40, shoestring budgets and supporting dreams

By Bring Back the Mile

Editor's note: Anthony Whiteman (GBR) not only won the Music City Distance Carnival Swiftwick Mile at the age of 40, but became the first Masters athlete to run a sub-4 minute Mile outdoors. Whiteman covered the...

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Coghlan Over 40, Under 4 Minutes

February 21, 1994

First Masters runner to go sub-4 in the Mile: "They created more noise than at any other track I've run at, including Madison Square Garden."

By Marc Bloom, New York Times

After months of painful therapy, weeks of speed training and several near misses, Eamonn Coghlan of Ireland yesterday,...

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