World records for the mile run

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Description

World record times for the mile run, 1861–2003.

Format

A data frame with 46 observations:

Year

Year in which the record was set

Time

Running time, in seconds

Name

Name of person setting the record

Country

Country of residence of the record setter

Place

Place the record was set

Gender

Gender of the record holder

Source

Data source: http://www.saunalahti.fi/~sut/eng/

References

Weisberg, S. (2005). Applied Linear Regression, 3rd edition. New York: Wiley, Problem 6.20.

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