September 16, 2020
“I wanted us both sagging in the stretch, looking more like boxers, both dead, like we were running on sand.”
From Track & Field News
Track's rich history is full of great head-to-head clashes. To kick off our new series of trips to the TFN vaults to find coverage of some of the most...
April 21, 2014
HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month: University of North Carolina alum first African-American sub-4
“Most everybody thought African-Americans were sprinters... I just never bought into that" - Reggie McAfee in a 2001 interview with the Cincinnati Enquirer.
McAfee, a Cincinnati,...
June 29, 2013
By Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer
Forty years ago, Reggie McAfee ran the first Mile in less than 4 minutes ever run by an African-American.
Now McAfee runs a far different race. He tries to positively affect the lives of as many young people in the Charlotte area as he can through a...
June 04, 2013
North Carolina junior only third Tar Heel to run sub-4 minute Mile joining legends Tony Waldrop and Reggie McAfee
By Andrew Pearson, Citizen-Times
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Asheville High alum Isaac Presson has an honest assessment of last Saturday night.
It never should have happened.
April 08, 2013
By North Carolina Track & Field
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Carolina track and field alum Reggie McAfee will be honored at the Joe Hilton Invitational at Irwin Belk Track on the campus of the University of North Carolina on Saturday, April 13th with the McAfee Mile in recognition of the 40th...
February 25, 2001
Cincinnati Miler's record lasted 32 years
By John Fay, The Cincinnati Enquirer
Reggie McAfee is not surprised his city Mile record lasted for 32 years.
“I'm not,” he said. “4:08 is pretty fast.”
It's pretty fast now, but it was blazing in 1968 when McAfee, a Courter Tech senior, ran it to...
June 18, 1973
Dave Wottle defends Mile title, sets NCAA Meet record of 3:57.1 and leads 7 others under 4 minutes in Baton Rouge
By Ron Reid, Sports Illustrated
As track meets go the 52nd NCAA Championships at Baton Rouge last week was certain to generate a bunch of new records. Not so much for athletic...