Mile News Tagged Villanova

Marcus O’Sullivan Inducted to Athletics Ireland Hall of Fame

December 02, 2016

Villanova head coach and 4-time Olympian earns top honor for his worldwide accomplishments in the sport including 101 sub-4 minute Mile races, #3 all-time


DUBLIN, Ireland -- Villanova men's track & field head coach Marcus O'Sullivan was inducted to the Athletics Ireland...

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Villanova’s Jordan Williamsz outkicks Edward Cheserek to win the Penn Relays 4xMile

April 26, 2015

Race tactics result in sit-and-kick race to help Nova take home the Penn Wheel

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Jordan Williamsz caught Oregon's kicking Edward Cheserek coming off the final turn of the men's college 4xMile Saturday at Franklin Field, and pulled away to give Villanova the victory at...

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Sub-16:00 4xMile Possible at Penn Relays

April 23, 2015

Oregon, Stanford and Villanova set to battle in the College Men's 4xMile Championship of America Invitational on Saturday

By Gordon Mack, FloTrack

We WILL See a Sub-16:00 4xMile! Here’s why…

One word. Villanova.

Let’s back-track a bit and dive deep into why Villanova is the reason for a...

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Sons of Frank O’Mara & Marcus O’Sullivan Team Up at Villanova

August 22, 2013

O'Sullivan, who ran 100 sub-4 minute Miles, to coach both of them

From Villanova Running

Twenty-eight years ago this month, four of Ireland’s greatest Milers -- two of whom attained greatness at Villanova -- combined to set a World Record of 15 minutes, 49.08 seconds in the 4 Mile relay at...

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The Five Greatest Irish Runners in Villanova History

March 16, 2013

By Villanova Running

While observers might differ in the rank ordering of the best of the Irish Pipeline to Villanova, there is virtually no doubt that the top four Irish imports to have ever run at Villanova are (in my own rank order): Sonia O'Sullivan, Eamonn Coghlan, Marcus O'Sullivan and...

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Rob Denault - Interview

March 05, 2013

By Chris Kelsall, Athletics Illustrated

Rob Denault, who competes for the Villanova University Wildcats just wrapped up his 2013 indoor track season by acheiving one of his primary goals. That goal was to run a sub-four minute Mile at an indoor meet. He did so by running just under the...

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My First Sub-4

April 25, 1975

I remember being on fire crossing the finish line, as if I didn’t want to stop running.

By Eamonn Coghlan

I was barely 18 months old when Roger Bannister became the first person in the world to run a sub-4 minute Mile on May 6, 1954. This historic achievement still resonates 64 years on....

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