Here’s to the forgotten heroes.
Wrong Way Riegels. Roy Riegels in the Rose Bowl. A Cal guy, I believe.
Pie Traynor. Not gonna get bogged down in the crumbs. 297 more words
U.S. Olympic distance running icon Steve Prefontaine ran his final race on May 29, 1975, and won, a 5000m at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field. 597 more words
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Perhaps no man was more influential in igniting the running boom in the United States of the 1970s than Frank Shorter. 968 more words
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Boston mayor Martin J. Walsh (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)
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For better or worse, the sport of distance running has changed quite a bit since the Running Boom first took off in the early 1970s. 1,759 more words