31 year-old Alan Webb, American record-holder in the mile, ran his final 1,609.34 meters as a professional miler last weekend at the New York City Armory in the historic Wanamaker Mile. The Atlantic's Svati Kirsten Narula has a good write-up about his up-and-down career, triathlon aspirations, and the sadistic intensity of the miler's regimen. [The Atlantic]