Sport: Baxter Mile

Two years ago Gene Venzke, who used to train for races by running to his job in a Pottstown, Pa. mill, became the first human to cover a mile on foot indoors in 4 min., 10 sec. Last year Glenn Cunningham of Kansas University, who took up running after his legs had been so badly burned in a schoolhouse fire that he was never expected to walk again, beat Venzke. Last summer Venzke and Cunningham were joined by Bill Bonthron of Princeton, who finished second to Jack Lovelock of Oxford in the fastest'...

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