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April 2006 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Who recovered from a near-fatal car accident to win the U.S. 1990 national marathon title? ....Answer

  • 2. Khalid Khannouchi gave up citizenship in what country to become a U.S. citizen? ..... Answer

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  • 3. Name the runner in the center of the photo with the number "78". ..... Answer

  • 4. What was the nickname of ERG (Electrolyte Replacement with Glucose), the 1970's sports drink formulated by Bill Gookin? .....Answer

  • 5. What does the Japanese word "ekiden" mean? .....Answer

  • 6. What was Canadian marathon record holder Jerome Drayton's birth name? .....Answer

  • 7. Where was Jerome Drayton born? .....Answer

  • 8. Who won an Olympic medal in the 1500M and the New York City Marathon 11 years later? .....Answer

  • 9. Who said "In the marathon I always like to have someone next to me at 15 miles - so I can grind him into the ground."?
    1. Derek Clayton, Australia
    2. Steve Prefontaine, USA
    3. Alberto Salazar, USA
    4. Emil Zatopek, Czechoslovakia

  • 10. Prior to becoming a marathoner, two-time Olympic winner Waldemar Cierspinski of the GDR, competed in the...
    1. Triple jump
    2. 1500M
    3. Steeplechase
    4. Pole vault

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