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Former Austinite Matthew Maton Runs Third Fastest High School Mile (3:59.38) of All Time

Matthew Maton, who grew up in Austin, made history on Friday night in Eugene, Oregon. A high-school senior in Bend, Oregon, Maton became the just the sixth high-school runner in U.S. History (fifth American) to break the four-minute mile barrier. Before a Hayward Field crowd on the University of Oregon campus at the Twilight Meet, [...]

Beer Mile World Championship Scheduled for Dec. 3 in Austin

Although the location remains a secret (for a variety of very good reasons), the event is not. Austin-based Flocast is hosting the Beer Mile World Championships on December 3, 2014 and bringing in top competition headlined by 800-meter Olympian Nick Symmonds. From a press release in August, Flocast co-founder Mark Floreani said, "The participation in [...]

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