Mar 30, 2018
Remembering the Life of Roger Bannister: What the First Sub-4 Minute Mile Meant to the World
ery seldom does any single individual’s accomplishment change the trajectory of a sport or a society. Roger Bannister, being the first runner to run a mile in under 4 minutes was one of those sport and society altering achievements. Sir Roger Bannister passed away on March 4th in Oxford, England at the age of 88 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. His passing has us...
Nov 5, 2017
Shalane Flanagan – First US Woman To Win NYC Marathon in 40 Years!
Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon on Sunday since 1977, pulling away from Mary Keitany in the last three miles of the race for her first major marathon victory. Keitany had won three straight New York marathons, but Flanagan pulled away from...