Whats your 4 minute mile?

On May 6 1954, during an athletic meeting between the British AAA and Oxford University, Roger Bannister ran a mile and crossed the finish line with a time of 3 minutes, 59.4 seconds, he not only broke a record but he broke through the “four minute mile” psychological barrier. Previous to this record being broken it was believed humanly impossible for a mile to be run in less than 4 minutes. John Landy a great runner of that time period had never broken the 4 minute mile but just 56 days after Roger Bannisters breakthrough, Landy ran the four minute mile in 3 minutes and 57.9 seconds. Within 3 years, 16 other runners had broken the barrier too. I heard this the other day and immediately wond

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