Galen Rupp Runs 3:50 Mile

  • By Duncan Larkin
  • Published Jan. 28, 2013
  • Updated Feb. 1, 2013 at 1:38 PM UTC
Rupp, shown here after winning silver in the 10,000m this past summer in London, displayed incredible range with his 3:50 mile this past weekend in Boston. Photo:

The Olympic silver medalist won by a dominating seven seconds. 

On Saturday at the Boston University Terrier Invitational, Olympic 10,000m silver medalist Galen Rupp opened up his post-Olympic campaign with a sizzling 3:50.92 victory in the mile — seven seconds ahead of second-place finisher David McCarthy of Ireland — leading five men under four minutes. Rupp, who was paced by Oregon Project teammate Dorian Ulery and Boston University’s Stuart Ross, shattered McCarthy’s meet record by 5 seconds but narrowly missed Bernard Lagat’s American Record of 3:49.89.

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Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin is the news editor at and a freelance journalist who’s been covering the sport of running for over five years. He’s run 2:32 in the marathon and won the Himalayan 100-Mile Stage Race in 2007. His first running book, RUN SIMPLE, was released last July.

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