Sport: Reluctant G-Man

Special Agent Frederick Loren Wilt of the FBI works as hard as anybody else at his Manhattan headquarters job five days a week. After hours he takes on job No. 2. He goes home to Brooklyn and runs a dozen miles in the park; early each morning he runs some more. By last week, this sort of routine had helped make slender (145 Ibs.), 29-year-old G-Man Wilt the best two-miler in the U.S. and a real threat to current U.S. mile king Don Gehrmann of Wisconsin.

Fred Wilt is not sure why he goes to all the trouble. "Running is like poetry,"...

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