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Bannister and Beyond : The Mystique of the Four-Minute Mile
by Jim Denison


Overview - Hundreds of milers have now gone sub-4-but the achievement is still extraordinary, and the four-minute mile stands as a measure of greatness. This book contains commentary from the great milers: from Bannister's great rival, John Landy, and Derek Ibbotson, to the stars of each succeeding decade (Snell, Elliott, Bowden, Ryun, Walker, Coghlan, Scott, Coe, Cram, Ngeny, and more), all of them discussing the mile-its magic, rhythms, tactics, training, and above all, what it means to run sub-4.This is an important piece of track history, and a book to inspire all runners.Now available in paperback.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Hundreds of milers have now gone sub-4-but the achievement is still extraordinary, and the four-minute mile stands as a measure of greatness. This book contains commentary from the great milers: from Bannister's great rival, John Landy, and Derek Ibbotson, to the stars of each succeeding decade (Snell, Elliott, Bowden, Ryun, Walker, Coghlan, Scott, Coe, Cram, Ngeny, and more), all of them discussing the mile-its magic, rhythms, tactics, training, and above all, what it means to run sub-4.This is an important piece of track history, and a book to inspire all runners.Now available in paperback.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781891369810
  • ISBN-10: 1891369814
  • Publisher: Breakaway Books
  • Publish Date: September 2008
  • Page Count: 255
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.85 pounds


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