Mile News Tagged Malcolm Gladwell


The Ordinary Greatness of Roger Bannister

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...

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Best-Selling Author Malcolm Gladwell Runs 5:03 Mile

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...

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Malcolm Gladwell Versus the 5 Minute Mile

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,...

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