25 is old… if you’re 25

Back in the day, there were no big-money shoe contracts. Even the best runners in the world had to wonder why they bothered:

Landy when on to win the bronze in the 1500 meters at the 1956 Olympics. And in the real world, he was also successful, holding the position of governor of the Australian state of Victoria from 2001-2006.

(“Long Distance Log”, January 1956)

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