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...
April 29, 2018
"I knew I broke it, but all I wanted to do was lay on the track in relief. I was riding that high for three, four weeks.”
By Mike MacAdam, The Daily Gazette
It started out as a milestone to pursue; it became a millstone around his neck.
The mystique grabbed hold of Lou Serafini when he was...
January 27, 2018
Bor also earned $500 bonus as the 500th American under 4:00 thanks to a promotion from Bring Back the Mile, Saucony & Running Warehouse: “It’s really awesome to break that barrier. It’s amazing… Today I am so happy. 3:58 is awesome.”
By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com
BOSTON — On June 1, 1957, ...
January 26, 2018
Presented by Running Warehouse & Saucony; also fan shoe giveaway predict the time contest
The United States, to-date, has recorded 494 American Sub-4 Milers and we're giving away $500 for the 500th American* to reach this milestone. For Mile fans, predict the winning time** in the form below...
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