3:54 with Jim Ryun

Lawrence Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan sits down with former KU runner Jim Ryun, who has held the Kansas Relays record for the one-mile run for 42 years with a time of three minutes and 54 seconds. They discuss the mile and the potential of Ryun's record falling this year - all in 3:54.

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Carter Patterson 12 years ago

Thank you Jim Ryun. I have collected all of the SI covers that contain a KU athlete and Mr. Ryun's is one of my favorites. You are a terrific ambassador for your sport and your school.

Oh yeah...thanks Tom. Great interview!

Robert Brock 11 years, 12 months ago

That record may stand. Nobody runs the mile anymore.

swunruh 11 years, 12 months ago

Thanks for your Christian witness and your commitment to KU athletics.

Lance Hobson 11 years, 12 months ago

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Ryan Wood 11 years, 12 months ago

Great interview. Perhaps all television interviews should start with Keegan blasting a starting gun. Hilarious.

Dirk Medema 11 years, 12 months ago

Great Interview!

One of the highlights of my years at KU was having Jim and his wife, when they were living in the area, over for dinner. Wonderful people and wonderful ambassador for the university and relays.

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