White City, London.
LV. Ex-champions touring track. SV. Wooderson, Joe Binks, Haag, Paavo Nurmi touring tracks. SV. Crowd at British Games. SV. Haag meeting Field Marshal the Earl Alexander. SV. Competitors lined up for start of 100 yards race. CU. Gun firing. SV. Pan, start of hundred yards....
Material relating to the newsreel story "Pirie's Mile Triumph" - 53/61.
Gordon Pirie triumphs in the 7 mile cross country international race.
At the AAA Championship Gordon Pirie fails to finish 6 miles race - Ken Norris wins.
Women's Mile race, men's three mile race, Pirie takes lead and holds it to win comfortably.
Various shots of Gordon Pirie winning the one mile race, from start to finish.
Various shots of Gordon Pirie starting, running and finishing his 4 minute mile.
Various shots of attempts by Gordon Pirie to break the 3 mile record and Brian Hewson to do the same for the 1000 metres.