07 Jun '12, 7pm

Brief Chat: Anthony Whiteman, Sub-4:00 at 40

Brief Chat: Anthony Whiteman, Sub-4:00 at 40

By Phil Latter Race photo by Victah Sailer Anthony Whiteman with the Mellow Mushroom mascot in Asheville, N.C. When 40-year-old Anthony Whiteman ran 3:58.79 last Saturday to win the Music City Distance Carnival’s elite mile race, he became the first masters runner to break 4:00 outdoors. (Ireland’s Eamonn Coghlan accomplished the feat indoors in 1994.) A British Olympian in 1996 and 2000 with PRs of3:32.34 for 1500 meters and 3:51.90 in the mile, Whiteman took a six-year hiatus from the sport before launching an unexpected comeback in 2010. We spoke over calzones at the Mellow Mushroom in Asheville, N.C., on June 5, one day before Whiteman set a 40+ record of 1:48.22 for 800 meters. It seems like a lot of hopeful record setters try to get into a large meet like the Prefontaine Classic and just hold on for dear life. You flew to Nashville. What made you think running at The...

Full article: http://news.runnersworld.com/2012/06/07/brief-chat-anthon...

Tweets

Catch up with Anthony Whiteman, the first maste...

news.runnersworld.com 08 Jun '12, 5pm

By Phil Latter Race photo by Bryan Bloebaum Whiteman wins the Music City Distance Festibal mile to be the ifrst masters ru...

RE: It was a jolly good time! I look forward to...

coffeenate.com 06 Jun '12, 10pm

I’d like to thank my friend, Mike, for inviting me onto his show, and allowing me to simul-post the podcast! Mike is someo...

Anthony Whiteman's #Sub4 mile at aged 40 here:

flotrack.org 04 Jun '12, 8am

Get This guy on Fifth Avenue next! In 1994, on the Harvard University indoor track, Eamonn Coghlan became the first (and, ...

Chat with Alice Schmidt about her move from 800m to 1500m @runnersworld

Chat with Alice Schmidt about her move from 800...

news.runnersworld.com 06 Jun '12, 9am

By Peter Gambaccini Photo by Victah Sailer Alice Schmidt , 30, won the 1500-meter run on Hollister Night the evening befor...

@runnersworld Interview: Brief Chat - Desiree D...

news.runnersworld.com 10 Jun '12, 10pm

This is your first Olympic team. How does it feel? 
Desiree Davila: Half of me feels like it’s a relief. When you think ab...

questions ready for our equipment chat. Tweet q...

golfdigest.com 13 Jun '12, 3pm

Welcome to our live blog from the U.S. Open. Our host today is E. Michael Johnson, who's been writing about equipment for ...

Sometimes I watch @blackcabsession for 30 or 40...

blackcabsessions.com 11 Jun '12, 9pm

@blackcabsession Would you be interested in doing a session with me? I would love to! Posted 7 minutes ago Sometimes I wat...

Qualcomm S4 runs cooler, proven with butter melting test

Qualcomm S4 runs cooler, proven with butter mel...

soyacincau.com 06 Jun '12, 2pm

To prove this, they compared 3 devices in a simple butter melting test. Obviously the hottest will melt the fastest and th...

Tiger Airways buys 40% of Philippines' SEAir

straitstimes.com 07 Jun '12, 10am

File photo from May 8, 2009, of a Tiger Airways Airbus A320 plane taking off from Singapore's Budget terminal. -- PHOTO: C...

#Euro2012 (Day 7): Ireland first team out of Euro 2012 after 4-0 loss to Spain

#Euro2012 (Day 7): Ireland first team out of Eu...

straitstimes.com 14 Jun '12, 11pm

Spanish forward Fernando Torres (right) runs his way to score a goal during the Euro 2012 championships football match Spa...