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Author Presentation: “The Miracle Mile: Stories of the 1954 British Empire & Commonwealth Games” at Rotary Club of New Westminster

April 5, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am


The 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver changed both the city and world sport forever. The Games will always be remembered for the “Miracle Mile,” the much-anticipated showdown between the first two men to break the four-minute barrier, England’s Roger Bannister and Australia’s John Landy. As one 1954 billboard boldly proclaimed, the Games were “a week you’ll remember a lifetime!”

Join us as Jason Beck, curator of the BC Sports Hall of Fame, presents on his recent book: The Miracle Mile: Stories of the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.

Admission is free. All are welcome.

Books will be available for sale.


April 5, 2017
7:00 am - 8:00 am


Caitlin Press


The Boathouse Restaurant
900 Quayside Drive
New Westminister, BC V3M 6C9 Canada
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