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November 2013 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Who was the first man over fourty years of age to break 4 minutes for the mile? ....Answer

  • 2. Who was the third runner to achieve 100 sub 4 minute miles? ..... Answer

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

  • 4. What runner was known as the "Chairman of the Boards"? .....Answer

  • 5. How old was Joyce Smith when she ran in the LA Olympics Marathon for Great Britain? .....Answer

  • 6. Boston is the USA's longest running marathon. What marathon is the second oldest? .....Answer

  • 7. Who won the New York City Marathon four years in a row - from 1976 to 1979 inclusive? .....Answer

  • 8. Norway's Grete Waitz won the New York City marathon from 1978 to 1988 with the exception of 1981 and 1987. Who won the race those two years? .....Answer

  • 9. Who won the women's marathon at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, BC?
    1. Lisa Martin, Australia
    2. Carole Rouillard, Canada
    3. Heather Turland, Australia
    4. Joyce Smith, Great Britain

  • 10. Name the woman who won both the Boston and Chicago Marathons in 200 and 2001.
    1. Catherine Ndereba, Kenya
    2. Fatuma Toba, Ethiopia
    3. Uta Pippig, Germany
    4. Joyce Chepchumba, Kenya

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