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Tribute to Roger Bannister’s Sub-4 Mile

Tribute to Roger Bannister’s Sub-4 Mile

Last week, I came across a post from Dan @ Running Dan, encouraging everyone to run their fastest mile on May 6th as a tribute to Roger Bannister’s Sub-4 Mile. And so I did. Although the sub-4 mile is known even to non-runners, here is a short background. On May 6th, 1954, Roger Bannister┬áran a mile race in three minutes 59.4 seconds. The first person recorded to have run a sub-4 minute mile. Although the record stood only for 46…

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