Rebecca Story ran US No. 8 in the full mile at the Music City Distance Festival Saturday. The Christian Academy of Knoxville (Tn.) junior ran 4:45.63 for the win.
Story had a pacer through 800m who brought her through in 2:20 but after that, she was on her own. Her official splits were 3:33.41 (3:33.41), 52.88 (4:26.29), 19.35 (4:45.63). Her time was also a new Tennessee State mile record breaking a 40-year-old record.
This is the second year in a row Story has won the Music City Distance Festival Mile.
Placing 2nd also running sub 5:00 min was Morgan Claire Rose (4:55.16) from Kirk Academy (MS).
|GIRLS ONE MILE RUN 17-18 FINALS|
|1||Rebecca Story||11||Christian Academy of Knoxville||4:45.63||1|
|2||Morgan Claire Rose||11||Kirk Academy||4:55.16||1|
|3||Ella Baran||11||Houston High School||5:00.53||1|