July 2005 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Who was ranked the world's top road racer by Runner's World for 1989? ....Answer

  • 2. Who was the first woman to run sub 2:45 and sub 2:40 for the marathon? ..... Answer

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

  • 4. In what year was the first waffle sole running shoe made? .....Answer

  • 5. The Boston Marathon, started in 1897, is the oldest marathon in the U.S. Which is the second oldest? .....Answer

  • 6. Name the first Cuban-American who was caught cheating at the Boston Marathon. .....Answer

  • 7. Name the Kenyan who won the Honolulu Marathon in 1985, 1986 and 1987? .....Answer

  • 8. Who was the second runner after Derek Clayton to break 2:10 for the marathon. .....Answer

  • 9. Thomas Hicks was the first American to win the Olympic Marathon - St. Louis in 1904. Fred Lorz finished first but was disqualified for:
    1. Drug use
    2. Took a shortcut
    3. He hitched a ride.
    4. Wearing his race number upside down

  • 10. To what did Lasse Viren attribute his two double gold medal wins (5,000 and 10,000m) at the Olympics?
    1. Cross training by skiing
    2. Reindeer milk
    3. 100 mile+ training weeks
    4. Running through the snow in Finland's winters

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