SEEING THAT THE ROYAL BIRKDALE GOLF OPEN IS ON THIS WEEK, I THOUGHT THIS STORY MIGHT BE OF INTEREST TO RUNNERS!
Olympic distance runner Steve Scott set the record for the fastest round of golf on a regulation course, speeding around 18 holes at Dad Miller Golf Course in Anaheim, California in 29 minutes, 33.05 seconds. READ MORE
Scott Runs Fastest Mile, On a Downhill Course
In Auckland, New Zealand,the fastest mile run ever timed will never be recognized officially.
Steve Scott, an American, was timed in 3 minutes 31.25 seconds in a mile race down Auckland's main street today. The course dropped 200 feet over the distance. Mike Hillardt of Australia was second in 3:32.25, Ray Flynn of Ireland third in 3:32.75 and John Walker of New Zealand fourth in 3:33.93.
I WONDER HAS ANYONE RUN FASTER?