A brief history of the mile

Sheraton Hotel room key with inspirational message
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.

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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 interconnected sites.


  1. 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.

  2. Patty, flabbergasted is a big word. Your ripple effects are making a positive difference, not only to them, but to everyone around you.

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