Sir Roger signs books

Sarah Rendell, of Alchester Running Club, with Sir Roger Bannister

Sarah Rendell, of Alchester Running Club, with Sir Roger Bannister

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Running legend Sir Roger Bannister was in the town on Saturday signing copies of his new book.

The 85-year-old – who broke the four – minute mile barrier at Oxford’s Iffley Road track 60 years ago – was at Cole’s Books in Crown Walk between 3pm and 5pm signing copies of Twin Tracks.

Alchester Running Club’s Sarah Rendell, 41, who bought a signed copy, said: “He is an icon, especially for Oxfordshire.”

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