Mile News Tagged Bernie Sanders

Running with Bernie

April 02, 2016

In 1958, he was in his junior year and running the Mile in about four and a half minutes, a startlingly good time for a kid training with the minimum coaching and equipment of that era.

By Neal Singer,

His advocates think Bernie Sanders is a moral candidate who refuses big...

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The untold story of Bernie Sanders, high school track star

January 31, 2016

This was only a few years after Roger Bannister became the first to beat the 4 minute Mile, and running had captured the nation's attention.

By Philip Bump, The Washington Post

Judges at the high school cross-country competition in the Bronx's Van Cortlandt Park had a problem.

Joe and...

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