Kings of the Road Recalls Golden Age of Running in America

This story about Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers and a young Alberto Salazar focuses on a unique road race across Cape Cod run since 1973.


The Four-Minute Mile: Bannister’s Memoir Is Everest on the Track

After a disappointing finish in the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, in which he set a British record in the 1500 meters but placed fourth and did not win a medal, Roger Bannister returned to his native England with a single goal in mind—the four-minute mile.