Mile News Tagged Indoor World Record


The Riotous Wanamaker Mile

February 14, 1955

Gunnar Nielsen won the famed Mile and set a world record of 4:03.6 in doing it, but hardly anyone noticed, for behind the Dane, Wes Santee and Fred Dwyer were wrestling each other down the stretch

By Robert Creamer, Sports Illustrated

NEW YORK - There are those who say it was the best running...

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The Subway Miler: Leslie MacMitchell

July 01, 1942

Leslie’s time drew a thunderous cheer. It was 4:07.4, tying the world’s record time... He was king of the Milers at 20!

By Roger Birtwell, Esquire

Running is a country boy’s game. Ask any track coach what type of material he prefers. “Give me kids from the country,” he’ll say. He wants...

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