Mile News Tagged Jules Ladoumegue

Mile Moment of the Month: Rare World Record Set in October

October 04, 2014

On that windless fall day in the City of Lights, Jules Ladoumègue was so anxious that he false started!

By Bring Back the Mile

October is a slow month for the Mile as the year’s racing season is virtually all done by the end of summer, and thus, over the past 125-plus years, only a few U.S....

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