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On this Date 1962 - Jim Beatty Runs Sub-Four Minute Mile

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 02/10/20, 8:45AM EST

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On this day in history, Jim Beatty ran the first sub-four minute mile indoors in history...

February 10, 1962 - On this day in history, Jim Beatty ran the first sub-four minute mile indoors in history, recording a blistering 3:58.9 in the Los Angeles Invitational. A star performer in college at North Carolina, Beatty was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1963.

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