January 26, 2009

San Leandro Teacher Sets Another Running Record

Bancroft Middle School teacher Jim Sorensen set a new record for the men's elite mile at the 42nd annual Hartshorne Memorial Masters Mile held at Cornell University on Saturday January 24, 2009. With a time of 4 minutes, 17.08 seconds, Sorensen eclipsed the record set in 1993 by John Bermingham and the fastest time in the events history.

Sorensen is 41 years old and has been setting new running records since he turned 40.

Some of his earlier accomplishments have been covered in June 2007 and December 2008.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at January 26, 2009 10:36 AM | TrackBack
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