March 06, 2018
The 4 minute barrier had daunted runners for generations, but Bannister intended to break through it so that others might follow. And they did.
By Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker
The remarkable—and frustrating—thing about watching Roger Federer hit a forehand is that it is impossible to...
September 15, 2015
"The Tipping Point" writer places ninth in 50-54 age group at 35th Fifth Avenue Mile.
By Scott Douglas, Runner's World
Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point and other best-selling nonfiction books, ran 5:03 at Sunday's Fifth Avenue Mile in New York. It was his third consecutive...
September 12, 2014
Author aims for sub-5 minutes at Fifth Avenue Mile on Saturday
By Kevin Helliker, Wall Street Journal
Malcolm Gladwell hadn't raced in 35 years when he signed up for last year's Fifth Avenue Mile. The experience was rewarding enough that the author has run a handful of subsequent races,...