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How The Sub Four-Minute Mile Ushered In a New Stage of Human Achievement

Roger Bannister shattered ideas of what was possible

As an experienced runner, every time you break a certain benchmark and barrier, you push your idea and perception of what you’re capable of.

As an example, when I broke the 5-minute mile as a freshman in high school, after…




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