High Schooler Breaks 57-Year-Old Record

High School Student Breaks 57-Year-Old Record With Sub-Four-Minute Mile

A Pennsylvania teenager broke a track and field record that stood for almost 60 years.

Gary Martin, a senior at Archbishop Wood High School ran a mile in under four minutes without a pacer

becoming the first high schooler to do so since Jim Ryun in 1965.

Martin pulled it off at the Pennsylvania Catholic League Championship, crossing the finish line at an official 3:57:98.

Martin said seeing everyone at the meet to cheer him on and see him break the record was a great moment.