Tomorrow, I’ll be racing the mile for the first time. I’ve no idea what to expect and for a race that take me less than seven minutes (I hope!), I’m pretty nervous.
Its funny how contemporary recreational running has changed. Everyone runs a 5k, millions run marathons, but few race the mile.
I’m trepidatious, but excited to be part of the excitement at the 5th avenue mile. Getting to watch some of the world’s best, while also running myself, is a rare opportunity. Should be fun… and painful.
When you talk of the mile, there’s one name that always spring to mind – Roger Bannister. Here he is: