A long-retired runner gets back in shape and sets a fast new age-group world record in the mile.
The future University of Washington runner will compete at this weekend's Brooks PR Invitational.
Jordan McNamara leads the way with a 3:54.27 at the Nike Festival of Miles.
Garrett O’Toole, 18, clocked in at 4:01.89 to eclipse the New England high school record in the mile Thursday.
An evening of celebrating Jim Ryun and the mile was capped by a pair of sub-4-minute showings in San Diego.
Runners celebrated the 50th anniversary of Jim Ryun's record-breaking mile run in San Diego on June 5.
The mile has a storied history, and the classic American distance is in the midst of a comeback. Here are some facts about it.
Jim Ryun ruled the classic race distance in his day, and even broke the world record on two occasions.
Garret Heath and Morgan Uceny won at Manchester's Great CityGames.
The national campaign enters its sixth year.