High School Sports

May 28, 2010

Getting to 3:58.3

Progression of the mile record in Kansas high school track meet (1911-78). The mile was replaced by the 1600 meters in 1979.

Progression of the mile record in Kansas high school track meet (1911-78). The mile was replaced by the 1600 meters in 1979.

YearAthleteSchoolTime

1911 Root Clay County 4:47.0

1917 Rogers Topeka 4:41.6

1919 Matthias Perry 4:41.2

1921 McDonald El Dorado 4:37.6

1922 McDonald El Dorado 4:35.0

1926 Sharpe Medicine Lodge 4:33.2

1927 Harold Manning Sedgwick 4:30.5

1930 Glenn Cunningham Elkhart 4:28.4

1950 Bill Tidwell Kiowa 4:27.1

1951 Alan Eshbaugh Fredonia 4:27.0

1956 Billy Mills Haskell 4:26.0

1957 Billy Mills Haskell 4:23.9

1958 Archie San Romani Jr. Wichita East 4:20.1

1959 Archie San Romani Jr. Wichita East 4:19.1

1963 Jim Ryun Wichita East 4:16.2

1964 Jim Ryun Wichita East 4:06.4

1965 Jim Ryun Wichita East 3:58.3

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1965 Jim Ryun Wichita East 3:58.3

1964 Jim Ryun Wichita East 4:06.4

1975 Tim Davis SM West 4:11.7

1967 Jim Niehouse Sacred Heart 4:13.7

1969 Dave Anderson SM South 4:15.0

1974 Tim Davis SM West 4:16.1

1963 Jim Ryun Wichita East 4:16.2

1966 Bob Barratti Wichita North 4:17.1

1975 Kevin Kenny SM South 4:17.2

1970 Dave Hochin Wichita South 4:17.3

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