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Kansas history: 1941 - 1971

Jim Ryun becomes the first American to break the 4-minute mile record with a run of 3.59 for East High School in Wichita in 1964. He went on to break the record three more times while in high school. Ryun's high school record time of 3:55.3 stood for 36 years.


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