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Steve Prefontaine's last race was 40 years ago today

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


Olympic Gold Medalist Frank Shorter Discusses the 2015 Boston Marathon

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By Seth Rubinroit

Perhaps no man was more influential in igniting the running boom in the United States of the 1970s than Frank Shorter. 968 more words


2014 Boston Marathon Champion Meb Keflezighi Guests on Beyond The Medals

Meb Keflezighi (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (April 13, 2015) – Just one week away from the 119th running of the Boston Marathon, Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport… 780 more words


Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Guests on Beyond The Medals

Boston mayor Martin J. Walsh (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

With just over a month to go until the 119th running of the Boston Marathon, … 614 more words


10 ways to test whether you could you survive being a runner in the 70s

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

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Mountain Runners Dominate Colorado Running Hall of Fame

Via Nancy Hobbs, The Examiner:

“Of the five athletes inducted into the 2014 class of the Colorado Running Hall of Fame, three enjoy roots in mountain and  75 more words

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Personal Best Bass Pro (Birthday) Half Marathon!

My 24th birthday is this tomorrow and when I look back one year ago, it has been a whirlwind!

If you had asked me 365 days ago to predict the next 365, I wouldn’t even have come close! 545 more words