December 2005 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Who was the original editor of Running Times Magazine? ....Answer

  • 2. Who was the top Canadian at the inaurgural Olympic Marathon for Women in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics? ..... Answer

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  • 3. Name the person in the photo above. ..... Answer

  • 4. After what runner was the expression "pulling a Rosie" (meaning to take a shortcut in a race) named? .....Answer

  • 5. In what state was Bill Rodgers born? .....Answer

  • 6. What company was the sponsor of the first Fifth Avenue Mile in New York City? .....Answer

  • 7. Frank Shorter set a new American marathon record of 2:10:30 in Fukuoka, Japan in 1972. Who broke his record? (unaided course). .....Answer

  • 8. What was unusual about Paul Pikington's win at the 1994 L.A. Marathon? .....Answer

  • 9. Who won the women's race at the 1970 New York City Marathon?
    1. Beth Bonner
    2. Nina Kuscsik
    3. Kathrine Switzer
    4. No women finished

  • 10. Who won the U.S. National Marathon Championships from 1956 to 1963 inclusive?
    1. John J. Kelley
    2. John A. Kelley
    3. Ted Corbitt
    4. George Young

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