Pictured above is the start of the most famous of all foot races: the one in which Sir Roger Bannister, third from left, became the first human to run a mile in under four minutes. — Namesake of the Dole 3 Miler, Rev. Dr. George F. Dole, is in the "pole position," on the far right.

Until that day in May 1954 most people thought running a mile in under four minutes was impossible.


George Dole Remembers...

Watch the full race here, narrated by Sir Roger Bannister himself:

Lastly, the trailer for "Bannister: Everest on the Track," featuring interview footage from George Dole: