Sport: Record Run

"Look out, Wilt! Gehrmann's behind you!" shouted a wag as the runners pounded around the first turn of Madison Square Garden's indoor track. FBI Man Fred Wilt, running in a special two-mile race in the IC4A meet last week, ignored the gibe, but he could hardly miss hearing the excited murmur of the crowd when the time at the mile mark was announced: 4:25.1. Racing once more at his favorite distance, Wilt was no longer playing pacesetter for Don Gehrmann's come-from-behind winning sprints at the mile.

Bill Ashenfelter, A.A.U. cross-country champion, had set the early pace, but he dropped out soon after...

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