Dan King, 62, sets new US masters records

Dan King, 62, of Boulder recently set a new U.S. masters one mile records on both the road and track.  On July 11, 2021, he ran 5:00* at the Lincoln Mile (Lincoln, Neb.) to break the previous record of 5:03 set in 2014 by Tom McCormack.

Then, one week later, on July 18 he ran 4:51.45 at the Sunset Tour / American Track League in San Juan Capistrano.  Nolan Shaheed held the previous record of 4:53.01 set in 2012.

King has been a competitive runners since high school and was a track and cross country runner at the University of Colorado. He has previously set multiple masters running records.

*pending ratification by USATF

posted Tuesday July 20th
by Colorado Runner