Mile News Tagged Sub-4


Nick Willis runs record sub-4 Mile for 19th straight year

January 19, 2021

Two-time Olympic medalist breaks tie with Olympic champion, legend and fellow Kiwi Sir John Walker

By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com

Evergreen Nick Willis made history on Tuesday night by breaking 4:00 in the Mile for the record 19th year in a row. Willis, 37, ran 3:58.63 to finish second behind...

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Great moments: Bannister’s sub-4 Mile

December 12, 2020

“The stopwatches held the answer. The announcement came – ‘Result of one Mile … time, three minutes’ – the rest lost in the roar of excitement.”

By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly

As part of our series on the most momentous occasions from the past 75 years to celebrate the diamond...

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UW coach Andy Powell produces sub-4 minute Milers

February 16, 2020

“My favorite thing to do is coach someone to break it for the first time. It’s just a barrier that everyone wants to try and achieve. I think each one is a special, sacred thing.”

By Matt Calkins, Seattle Times columnist

There’s an exclusive club in Seattle that doesn’t care how rich or...

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Which NCAA Stars Will Go Sub-4 for the First Time in 2019?

December 13, 2018

A record 29 Americans went sub-4 for the first time in 2018, sixteen of them were collegians

By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack

The sub-4:00 Mile chase is one of the most compelling facets of the NCAA indoor season, and in 2019 there are plenty of collegiate contenders ready to punch their...

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Dreaming Big: Joel Gomez Sees Himself Running Sub-4 Mile in High School

December 12, 2018

“I think every kid that races the Mile dreams of wanting to break 4 minutes. For Joel, he has already overcome so much – he understands that it won’t just happen and knows he is going to have to work for it.”

By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego

In sixth grade, Joel Gomez passed a test allowing...

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The Quest to Run a Sub-4 Minute Mile at Age 40

May 28, 2018

Famiglietti’s attempt to run within four seconds of his Mile PR... feels like act of defiance­.

By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine

I used to think that turning 40 was something that only happened to other people. Now that I’m in my mid-30s, I’m starting to steel myself for the...

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Kyle Merber Leads Four in Historic Sub-4 Mile in Santa Barbara

April 13, 2018

Ce’Aira Brown wins women's Mile also in world leading outdoor time

By Erik Boal, DyeStat Editor

Kyle Merber is tied into so much history in the Mile, it almost seemed fitting the HOKA ONE ONE New Jersey / New York Track Club standout was the one leading his peers Friday in writing another...

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$500 for 500th U.S. Sub-4 Mile

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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Danvers Native Piazza Joins Sub-4 Minute Mile Club

September 01, 2017

When I finally learned what my time was one of my (VT) teammates started to hug me. It was an incredible moment.

By Jean DePlacido, The Salem News

Drew Piazza keeps getting faster and faster. The Virginia Tech senior from Danvers has had an incredible summer including running a sub-4 minute...

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We Must Change the Narrative Around Women’s Sports

August 26, 2017

Bring Back the Mile, a website and community that promotes and celebrates the Mile as a preeminent distance in the United States, has done an excellent job of tracking the American women who have broken 4:30.

By Sally Bergesen, Outside

“What’s the equivalent of the 4 minute Mile for women?”...

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