Thursday, June 16, 2011

Proudfoot approaching sub-4 minute mile

"Proudfoot approaching sub-4 minute mile"

Track North Athletic Club's Ross Proudfoot, 18 (Lively, ON) has taken another
step closer to eclipsing the elusive sub 4 minute mile barrier.

Competing in the "metric mile" 1,500 metre distance at the American Miler's High
Performance Series in Indianapolis, Indiana on Wednesday night, Proudfoot ran to
a new personal best of 3 minutes, 45.00 seconds.  This equates to a mile time of

The race was won by fellow Canadian and 2008 Olympian, Taylor Milne of Calendar,
ON in a time of 3 minutes 38.78 seconds.

Proudfoot's time keeps him ranked first in the national junior (age 19 and
under) rankings.  Proudfoot's next competition will be the Canadian Senior
Championships in Calgary, June 24th and 25th.

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