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ON THE STRAIGHT AND NARROW
Craig Neff
October 05, 1981
The field Was fast, the crowd immense, but did the inaugural Fifth Avenue Mile in New York City prove to be more than a curiosity? The milers certainly think so
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October 05, 1981

On The Straight And Narrow

The field Was fast, the crowd immense, but did the inaugural Fifth Avenue Mile in New York City prove to be more than a curiosity? The milers certainly think so

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While the runners all but raved about how exciting they had found the race, Lebow talked of holding similar events on San Francisco's Market Street, Chicago's Miracle Mile, London's Mall and the Champs-Elys�es in Paris. "Maybe, if we finally do decide to become a family in South Africa... Johannesburg," offered Maree.

"This was like a swimming race," said Walker, who finished sixth. "They don't have pacemakers, they don't play games and they don't care." Said Wessinghage, "On the track, sometimes the smartest runner may win. Here on the road, the best will win."

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