How low can you go? Welcome! › Forums › Running Forum › How low can you go? This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Ryan 11 years, 10 months ago. Author Posts October 18, 2006 at 12:44 am #5657 RyanKeymaster Some food for thought: “How did I know you ran the mile in 4:30 in high school? That's easy. Everyone ran the mile in 4:30 in high school.” — Olympic champion Frank Shorter quoted in “Once a runner.” Several factors are involved in how much you might improve as a runner — genetics, environment, time, desire, patience and basic speed. Frederick News-Post article Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.