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November 2009 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Who was the first man to break 2:05 for the marathon distance? ....Answer

  • 2. What was the slowest winning for the men's Olympic Marathon? ..... 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. What was the nickname for ERG (Electrolyte Replacement with Glucose), a sports drink created in the 1970s for runners.? .....Answer

  • 6. What is the Japanese "Ekiden"? .....Answer

  • 7. Who won seven (7) Boston Marathons between 1911 and 1930? .....Answer

  • 8. What was the name of the magazine that was the forerunner of Runner's World? .....Answer

  • 9. Steve Jones a former world record holder in the marathon once ran three sub 2:08:30 marathons in one year. What was his occupation?
    1. Professional runner
    2. Chemist
    3. RAF jet fighter mechanic
    4. University professor

  • 10. Khalid Kannouchi was born in ....
    1. Chicago, USA
    2. Morocco
    3. Iraq
    4. Tunisia

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