Sport: Runners & Jumpers

When the three best mile-runners in the U. S.—Bonthron of Princeton, Cunningham of Kansas and Venzke of Pennsylvania—raced for the first time, last fortnight, Bonthron won by three inches. It was a comparatively slow race (4:14.1) because each of the three wanted the others to set the pace at the start. Last week Bonthron, Cunningham and Venzke raced again, this time at 1,500 metres, in the indoor championships of the Amateur Athletic Union in Manhattan.

The first five laps were fast but the race really started on the sixth when Cunningham pushed up...

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