Before Alan Webb came along, there was an American miler named Steve Scott. Steve held the American mile record for 26 yrs (1982 – 2007).
At one point, he was the second fastest of all time behind Sebastian Coe when he set his then American record 3:47.69 in July 7, 1982. And has run the most number of one mile races under 4 minutes with 136 races.
Below is Steve Scott’s record run:
Steve is now 58 yrs old and is battling prostate cancer.
Movin shoes, initiated a fund-raising drive for Steve and its tweet has gone viral.
The drive’s aim is to raise $100,000 for Steve’s treatment. Below is the link to the article.
If you can’t pitch in the fund drive, your prayers are welcome too as prayer heals and can do miracles.