Wednesday, February 16, 2011



Doing the Impossible...When it Can't be Done
by Zig Ziglar
Way back in 1954 Roger Bannister ran a sub-four-minute mile and it ignited the athletic world. In 1994, Eamonn Coghlan of Ireland, at age 41, ran a sub-four-minute mile. Incredibly enough, Kip Keino of Ethiopia, at age 55, ran a 4.06 mile. The fastest mile run to date is a blazing 3:43:13 accomplished by Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco in Rome in 1999.

But back in 1954 more than 50 medical journals had published articles saying that the four-minute mile was not humanly possible. Doctors were warning athletes of the dire consequences to anyone who broke that "unbreakable" barrier...

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