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January 2007 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. He was the first master (40-plus years old) to break 2:10 in the marathon. ....Answer

  • 2. Fittingly, Billy Mills's public speaking/inspirational publishing company is named this. ..... Answer

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

  • 4. He's the only sprinter to ever crack 6.40 seconds in the 60-meter dash. .....Answer

  • 5. This Briton, a world-record holder, was the first man to run 4:00.00 for a mile. .....Answer

  • 6. In 1962 who was the first man to break four-minutes for the mile on an indoor track? .....Answer

  • 7. In what U.S. state are the Lost Dutchman Marathon, the Whisky Row Marathon and the White Montain Half Marathon run? .....Answer

  • 8. Now called "Bay to Breakers", this popular 12-K run in San Francisco dates back to 1912. It was originally called what? .....Answer

  • 9. A Mexican and German runner (male and female,respectively) are the only runners to win three straight London Marathons. Pick the right pair!
    1. Salvador Garcia and Uta Pippig
    2. Arturo Barrios and Uta Pippig
    3. Rodolfo Gomez and Charlotte Teske
    4. Dionicio Ceron and Katrin Dorre

  • 10. What is the translation of Makata Taka Hela -- Billy Mills's Lakota (Sioux) name?
    1. "he who loves his country" or "he who loves the earth"
    2. "the warrior in flight"
    3. "charges with courage"
    4. "wild mountain horse"

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