Categories Sharing A brief history of the mile Post author By jeff noel Post date September 11, 2014 2 Comments on A brief history of the mile At what point does the door shut on improvement? A brief history of the mile, from Runners World. Ran a 5:08 as a ninth grader. Ran 4:59.8 as a 45-year old. Next Blog Tags History, Mile, records By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five different sites. View Archive → ← The antidote to our yearning for decent health metrics? → Then, and only then 2 replies on “A brief history of the mile” Congratulations. My girls are flabbergasted when I tell them about my cycling accomplishments and dreams at 53. How can an old mom be so strong? Answer: one pedal stroke after another. Let’s keep moving, keep motivating till the day we die. Patty, flabbergasted is a big word. Your ripple effects are making a positive difference, not only to them, but to everyone around you. Comments are closed.