February 08, 2021
“I kind of started slow, but I was looking at the clock and I was right on where I needed to be. I waited and waited and waited, but I had juice at the end.”
By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — On Sunday, February 7, no result out of ATL3 was more surprising than the...
May 23, 2020
Sub-57 final lap breaks sub-4 barrier: "I didn't realize I was going to run sub-4 until I literally leaned across the line and the clock still said 59."
By Jeffrey Parenti, MileSplit.com
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. -- Leo Daschbach accomplished what he didn't even think was possible.
April 20, 2020
"Not only was it a historic milestone for me, but it was also a very emotional day. My grandmother passed away from cancer last summer and that very day was her first birthday since. I actually had her name written on my spikes."
By Charlie O’Donovan
One of the top highlights for Villanova...
February 26, 2020
As I looked over at the clock and saw 3:59.97 next to my name, I was completely euphoric. Seconds earlier my body was as heavy and exhausted as it had ever been. In an instant, I felt immortal.
By Riley Masters
The story of my first sub-4 Mile began at Boston University in February 2009, when...
February 17, 2020
Only 12th father-son sub-4 combo ever and the first Kiwi pair to do so
By Marc Hinton, Stuff
Theo Quax continues to follow in the footsteps of his famous father on the athletics track, with the Kiwi youngster joining his dad in an exclusive club this past Saturday.
The 20-year-old Northern...
December 26, 2019
The Mile tests our wills, our strengths, our weaknesses and our inner selves to see how much we really want it.
Leo Manzano won the silver medal in the 1500 meters at the 2012 London Olympics, running 3:34.79. He was the first U.S. athlete to medal in the 1500m since Jim Ryun won silver at the...
September 12, 2019
For me, all that training paid off on a cool evening August 10, 1966 when I became the 19th American and first Texan to run a sub-4 minute Mile.
By Ricardo Romo
Fifty-three years ago, I became the first Texan to run a Mile under 4 minutes. What I didn’t know at the time was that only 18...
February 21, 2019
Syracuse athlete believes the sub-4 Mile is symbolic of the progress he’s made: “I just stopped being scared of it, on that day I realized I either do it or I don’t.”
By Alex Hamer, The Daily Orange
As Aidan Tooker rounded into the final 200 meters of the Mile, his eyes glanced up to where...
January 27, 2019
“Watching Logan break four was incredible. I was with a group of teammates in Portland watching on the TV, and once he finished we were waiting for his official time, and once we saw it was sub-4 we all went crazy."
By Ana Clyde, The Beacon
Over winter break, track & field redshirt senior...
June 27, 2018
To this day, I still get excited and nervous just thinking about that July night in Halifax.
By Nathan Brannen for CBC Sports
There are few events in the sport of track & field that people understand like the Mile.
Even people who know very little about track, know that it takes an...
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