January 23, 2019
Make no doubt about it: a sub-4 minute Mile is the paramount objective this track season for Maton
By Logan Stanley, MileSplit Correspondent
Each time Camas High School senior Daniel Maton steps out on the oval, lofty expectations follow.
But when you come from a family with a storied past...
June 16, 2016
"When you see someone that’s your peer and a fellow competitor run really well, it’s definitely motivating.” - Grant Fisher
By John Kissane, Runner's World
When 18-year-old Michael Slagowski stopped the clock at 3:59.53 to win the Jesuit Twilight Mile on April 29 in Portland, Oregon, he...
February 26, 2016
The latest HSer sub-4 does credit Maton and Fisher for lighting a fire: “It was really inspiring. After I saw that, I thought ‘OK. I’ve got one goal for next year and hopefully I can join the club.'”
By Parker West, Dyestat
In the span of 10 months, the number of all-time sub-4 high school...
December 30, 2015
Two HSers go sub-4, record annual first sub-4 for U.S. men, NCAA coaches vote YES to run the Mile again at outdoor Championships, $365,000-plus record prize money, BBTM Grand Prix Tour and more highlight year for storied distance
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
To say the least, it was...
October 03, 2015
The freshman from Bend, Oregon, was trained by Parker Stinson during his last season of high school competition.
By Ben DeJarnette, Running Times
The last time Matthew Maton stepped onto a cross country course, the lanky standout from Bend, Oregon, smashed Galen Rupp’s 11-year-old state meet...
June 28, 2015
Maton had more he wanted to accomplish before moving onto his next phase at Oregon, which he achieved with a time of 14:47.10 in the 5000 meters Friday at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships.
By Austin Meek, The Register Guard
Somewhere in his room, Matthew Maton has a pair of shoes he’ll...
May 16, 2015
The 4 minute Mile. As the sixth American high schooler gets inducted into this exclusive club, we take a look at what might be in store for him.
By Duncan Larkin, Outside
Matthew Maton made history last Friday. The high school senior ran the prestigious Mile event at the Oregon Twilight Meet...
May 14, 2015
“If the Dream Mile in New York has some magic in it, that event could be the tipping point.”
By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor
The Mile – that so very non-metric of track events – has become the hot topic of discussion and the must-see event at big meets this spring.
With Matthew Maton’s sub-4...
May 09, 2015
“This week I couldn’t sleep, I kept thinking about 4 minutes. I know you aren’t supposed to think about it, but I couldn’t stop.”
By Christopher Keizur, Daily Emerald
At the bell, three athletes sprinted around the curve, spurred on by the cheering of the Hayward faithful. The runners were...