Gold Medalist Farah Backs Restoration of Track Roger Bannister Trained on to Break Four-Minute Mile
Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah has given his backing to the restoration of a historic running track.
By Rob Whitson, West End Extra
WESTMINSTER, England - Paddington Recreation Ground, where legendary runner Sir Roger Bannister trained to break the 4-minute Mile, is undergoing a £240,000 regeneration thanks to funding from the Marathon Trust, London Mayor’s Legacy Fund and Westminster City Council.
Mr. Farah said: “Central London getting a new running track is great news for athletes of the future. The London Olympic Games will inspire a whole new generation of potential sports men and women and it is good to see Westminster City Council leading the way.”
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