July 24, 2017
“We were in the running industry for so long, that was really all we were. That’s where all our value was, and I think it’s cool we’re able to take the skills we learned there — the hard work, the discipline, the drive — and transfer them over to a different industry.”
By Dave Devine,...
June 12, 2017
Another U.S. high schooler just went under four, which inspired us to trace the milestone's roots, starting with legend Roger Bannister
By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Online
In early June, Reed Brown, a Texas high school senior, became the tenth U.S. high schooler in history to run the Mile...
February 26, 2014
"I myself was inspired after being taken to see Sydney Wooderson at Crystal Palace and I realized that was the sport I wanted to do."
By Mark Bryans, Press Association
Sir Roger Bannister remains 'astonished' that his achievement of running the first sub-4 minute Mile is still celebrated but...
May 22, 2013
By Darrin DeTorres, DistancePreps.com
On a wet and windy day nearly 59 years ago, a young man with a dream of the seemingly impossible became the first runner to break the 4 minute barrier in the Mile. In the 59 years following Roger Bannister’s magical performance, runners all over the world...
December 23, 1991
Legend and Olympic champion John Walker to become the first 40-year-old to break the 4 minute Mile? "I'm not as good as I used to be... I probably haven't got the same desire, but I'm still pretty bloody competitive on the track."
By Merrell Noden, Sports Illustrated
JOHN WALKER KNOWS WHY NO...