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The Last Mile: My Most Memorable Mile Essay Winner

June 14, 2012

Poignant story to receive Bring Back the Mile Lap 4 VIP membership package including Jim Ryun signed limited edition 3:59 t-shirt

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile held its “My Most Memorable Mile” essay contest from May 6 in honor of the 58th anniversary of the first sub-4 minute...

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The very modest hero who raced into history on pilchard power

June 12, 2012

As he prepares to carry the Olympic Torch, an enchanting interview with 4-minute Mile legend Roger Bannister

By Jane Fryer, Daily Mail

OXFORD - Sir Roger Bannister is sitting straight-backed and immaculate in his favourite 'very hard' chair.

He’s chatting about Olympic gold medals, the...

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Andrew Wheating’s unlikely journey: From obscurity to Oregon to Olympics

June 12, 2012

By Jeffrey Martin, The Oregonian

WEST LEBANON, N.H. -- In a couple of weeks, Andrew Wheating will compete in the Olympic Trials in Eugene, attempting to make the U.S. team for the second time, running either the 800 or the 1500 with an eye on London, hoping to medal.

Dave Faucher will be...

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Hundreds Tear Up New Brunswick Streets in College Ave Mile

June 12, 2012

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - In its inaugural year, nearly two hundred runners pounded the streets  for the College Avenue Mile, including athletes from New York City, Philadelphia, Maryland, New Foundland and Delaware. The fastest time of the day, 4:22.15, was from Christian Hesch, a Californian who...

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