SI Vault
Robert Creamer
January 16, 1956
Jan. 14, Massachusetts K of C, Boston. First big meet of season. Run since 1936, except war years. New faces pop up yearly in Prout 600, Cheverus 1,000.
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January 16, 1956

The Meets To See

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Mar. 10, Journal Games, Milwaukee. The newest (1951) and by far the best run of all the major meets. The Journal Mile almost always won in crack time.

Mar. 16, Cleveland K of C, Cleveland. Begun in 1941. Greg Rice set world 2-mile record in 1943. In 1945 Sweden's Gunder H�gg won the mile event.

Mar. 24, Daily News Games, Chicago. Started in 1937. Last big meet of season, has largest crowds (16,000-17,000). Santee won '55 Bankers Mile in 4:04.2.

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