Full name: Rilus Eastman Doolittle
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Born: April 15, 1900 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: February 11, 1983 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: Butler College
Country: United States
Running for Butler University, Rilus Doolittle finished third at the 1924 Olympic Trials in the 5K. He won the 1924 Western Conference (later Big 10) Championship in the 2-mile, and was Indiana 2-mile champion from 1922-24. He later became an engineer and metallurgist for the P. R. Mallory Company. Doolittle was an Indianapolis native who was born there, and lived there all his life.
Personal Bests: 2 miles â 9:43.0 (1924); 5000 â 15:19.2 (1924).
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