Groleau Finishes 10th In BAA Professional Mile

BOSTON – Framingham’s Ben Groleau finished 10th in the Boston Athletic Association’s professional mile invitational on Saturday, April 13 in Boston.

Groleau, a native of Framingham, is the course record holder for the B.A.A. Scholastic Mile.

Groleau won the B.A.A. Scholastic Mile twice while attending Framingham High.

He is the first athlete to compete in both the scholastic mile and the professional mile for the Boston Athletic Association.

In January he broke the coveted 4 minute mile mark, clocking 3:58.93.

His time on Saturday was 4;15.4 minutes. He is now 25 years old.

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The winning time on Saturday was Robert Domanic of the United States in 4:06.4 minutes. Great Britians’ Chris O’Hare was second in 4:06.9 minutes with Germany’s Sam Parsons third.

The top 10 times are below.

PlaceNameCountryTime
1Robert DomanicUnited States4:06.4
2Chris O’HareGreat Britian4:06.9
3Sam ParsonsGermany4:07.6
4Jeff ThiesUnited States4:08.4
5Julian OakleyNew Zealand4:08.5
6Daniel HerreraMexico4:09.4
7Mike MarsellaUnited States4:10.1
8James RandonUnited States4:11.6
9Eric AvilaUnited States4:14.1
10Ben GroleauUnited States4:15.4
Photo courtesy of Lisa Burgess.
(From left) Chlow Mills, Ben Burgess, Framingham High track coach Chris Collins, Ben Groleau, Paige Fisher, Alex Thurber, and sam Burgess on Saturday, April 13, 2019

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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