Mile News Tagged George Dole

Special “Bannister” Screening Set for New Balance Falmouth Road Race Expo

August 05, 2016

Q&A to feature athlete who ran in historic first sub-4 minute Mile race and American record holder Alan Webb

FALMOUTH, Mass. — To mark the return of the elite Mile to Falmouth after a one-year hiatus, “Bannister: Everest on the Track", will be screened at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race’s...

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Maine man ran in Bannister’s famous sub-4 minute Mile race

November 18, 2014

George Dole remembers the announcer giving the time for the race, and when he started saying the time as "three minutes..."...people started cheering so loudly they couldn't hear the rest of the number.

From WCSH6 NewsCenter, Portland, Maine

On May 6, 1954, a young man from Maine became part...

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The Unknown American in the First Sub-4 Mile

August 12, 2014

“Four minutes was a mental barrier. In order to run well, you really have to pay attention to what you’re doing."

By Parker Morse for Runner's World

A week after the Beach to Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth put the image of one Maine running icon, Joan Benoit Samuelson, up on the Portland Head...

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