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“Racing has always been a fun part of running for me. Focusing on that in these recent years of my running career has definitely helped.”
I’ve handed off the keys to the CITIUS MAG Podcast for this episode to our newest contributor Gary Martin. If you remember, last year he broke four minutes for the mile as a senior in high school. Now, he’s a freshman at the University of Virginia and doing fantastic work. We wanted to keep following along in his career so he’ll be contributing across podcasts, videos, articles and social media.
In this episode, he hosts a chat with Christ School senior Rocky Hansen of North Carolina. He has a personal best of 4:00.76 for the mile and just won the boys’ mile race at The New Balance Indoor Grand Prix. He’s entered in the B-section of the mile for the Millrose Games, where he’ll have another shot at sub-4. He’s committed to Wake Forest for next year. I thought this was a cool conversation from one former high school star to the next about how to handle the pressure that comes with being in the spotlight around such a highly regarded barrier.
You can now listen to our conversation on The CITIUS MAG Podcast. Catch the latest episode of the podcast on Apple Podcasts. We are also on Stitcher, Google Play and Spotify.
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