June 27, 1994
Forty years after Roger Bannister broke four minutes, the brotherhood of Mile record holders gathered to honor their grand obsession
By Gary Smith, Sports Illustrated
Never join someone who eclipses you. Align yourself with one who increases your luster. The man who puts you in the shade...
February 21, 1994
First Masters runner to go sub-4 in the Mile: "They created more noise than at any other track I've run at, including Madison Square Garden."
By Marc Bloom, New York Times
After months of painful therapy, weeks of speed training and several near misses, Eamonn Coghlan of Ireland yesterday,...
September 05, 1993
"He runs with no fear. Runners in the Western world have a tendency to create psychological barriers for themselves. He runs at will, with no inhibitions." - Eamonn Coghlan
From the New York Times
RIETI, Italy — Noureddine Morceli of Algeria set a world record for the Mile today, breaking the...
July 26, 1992
Patriotism? Discipline? Perspective? Chalk `em all up to Francie Larrieu Smith. Who better to represent what the Olympics should be about?
By Dave Hyde, Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel via Chicago Tribune
This is a story about the flag, the Olympic spirit and one proper decision that connected...