3:59.4: The Quest for the Four-minute Mile by Bob Phillips

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 3:59.4: The Quest for the Four-minute Mile by Bob Phillips

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A history of the mile, from the 19th century onwards, and celebrating the 50th annivesary of Bannister's sub-4 minute run.

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An interesting historical ride through over a century of mile races. I particularly enjoyed the early days and stories of match races between atheletes. These were attended by massive crowds when running was th Continue reading...

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