Chris Lotsbom’s professional work for Race Results Weekly was recently published on ESPN.com’s Endurance Blog section. Throughout his Ithaca College experience, Chris, a senior Sport Media major, has covered the Boston Marathon and the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Sub-4 minute mile becomes quest for Wade
For Cornell University miler Nick Wade, the weekend was filled with a whirlwind of emotions, taking a turn for the dramatic on Saturday afternoon. That was when the 21-year-old engineering student timed 4:00.00 — or, to be exact, 3:59.998 — for the mile at the SPIRE Division I Invitational in Geneva, Ohio.
“Roller coaster is definitely the theme of this weekend,” Wade said in a text message to Race Results Weekly from the team bus. In order to fully detail Wade’s story, one must start on Thursday, Feb. 7.