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Bring Back the Mile – HS Miles Stories

“It’s
almost like false advertising right now. They’re running an event
[1600m] that everybody’s calling the Mile but it’s not.” ‰ÛÒ Jim Gerweck,
Connecticut HS Coach in NPR’s All Things Considered Piece on BBTM


Mile wire #11-06-14

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. ‰ÛÒ This week the Mile wire shares recent High School Mile stories and takes a look back at some of the greatest prep moments of all-time.

Prep‰Ûªs Alvarado wins Mile at National Championships

By Fairfield Citizen
“I had more confidence about winning the Mile on Sunday, even
though I didn’t have one of the fastest times coming into the race and
wasn’t expected to win the event on paper.”

 

High School Star Alexa Efraimson Considering Early Pro Career

By Marc Bloom, Running Times
Moments after running a sensational 4:07.05 in the women‰Ûªs
professional 1500m field on Saturday at the adidas Grand Prix in New
York, Alexa Efraimson, who is finishing her junior year at Camas High
School in Washington state, said she was considering turning pro as a
senior.

 

Grant Fisher Keeps Winning the Big Ones

By Marc Bloom, Running Times
With his 4:02.02 victory last Saturday in the adidas Grand Prix
Dream Mile in New York, Michigan junior Grant Fisher completed a sweep
of major high school championships in all three seasons.

 

Evans breaks 38-year-old Iowa boys Mile record

By Jeff Linder, The Gazette
MARION ‰ÛÓ Josh Evans set an all-time Iowa best in the Mile run
Saturday, clocking in at 4:04.38 in the adidas Dream Mile in New York
City…The old record was 4:07.20, set by Ed DeLashmutt of Fort Madison
in 1976.

 


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