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Mile wire #04-02-15

“On
Valentine’s Day, February 14, there were staggering 36 sub-4 minute
Miles clocked, the most ever in one day; the previous record was 29 on
February 11, 2012, and overall, 25 Americans, 3 Canadians, 3 Britons, 2
Kenyans, 2 New Zealanders and 1 Norwegian broke the coveted sub-4 mark
in six races at 4 different venues and nine Americans also recorded
their first sub-4s.” – Ryan Lamppa in a recent BBTM feature.

Mile wire #04-02-15

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. ‰ÛÓ The Mile wire is a regular update on the best stories, exclusive interviews and everything Mile-related.

**** USA Indoor Champs records for the Mile in jeopardy
in Boston: 3:54.98 Sydney Maree (1985) and 4:25.92 Regina
Jacobs (2000). Watch live on USATF.TV and NBCSN on February 28 &
March 1. For more information click here. ****

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Returns to Steel City on July 31

From GNC Live Well Liberty Mile
American Development Program Pro Mile offers $20,000 guaranteed
prize purse; third stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015

 

The Gregoreks Join Exclusive Father / Son Sub-4 Club

By Bring Back the Mile
On February 14, 2015 at the venerable NYRR Millrose Games Wanamaker
Mile, John “Johnny” Gregorek, Jr. (right) finished 10th in 3:57.47 for
his first sub-4 minute Mile to join his father, a two-time U.S. Olympic
team member in the steeplechase, in that benchmark club (more than 1,350
men and counting since May 1954). Moreover, the Gregoreks entered an
even more rarefied group as only the 8th father / son sub-4 combo.

 

A Day of Mile Magic across America

By Bring Back the Mile
February 14, 2015 was, in totality, one of the greatest days in Mile
history, particularly indoors.There were a staggering 36 sub-4 minute
Miles clocked, the most ever in one day; the previous record was 29 on
February 11, 2012, and overall, 25 Americans, 3 Canadians, 3 Britons, 2
Kenyans, 2 New Zealanders and 1 Norwegian broke the coveted sub-4 mark
in six races at 4 different venues and nine Americans also recorded
their first sub-4s.

 

Fatherhood, family life help renew Willis’ motivation

By Parker Morse for the IAAF
2008 Olympic 1500m silver medalist preps for 2015 racing season with two 3:51 Miles and New Zealand indoor record