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June 2013 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Name the Munich Olympics American Marathoner who starred in the movie "Personal Best". ....Answer

  • 2. Who was the first male marathoner to run a sub 2:09? ..... Answer

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

  • 4. In 1968 this man twice broke 10 seconds for the 100-meter sprint (the first man to do so), one hand-timed and one electronically timed. Set at altitiude, his electronic mark of 9.95 sttod for nearly 15 years. Name this sprinter. .....Answer

  • 5. The gold in the 1988 Olympic 800 went to: .....Answer

  • 6. Which country swept all the women's 800-meter medals in the Moscow Olympics -- an Olympic first in the women's events? .....Answer

  • 7. Where did Munich Olympic marathon champion Frank Shorter place in the 10,000m at the Munich Olympics? .....Answer

  • 8. What shoe company sponsored the "Athletics West" track club? .....Answer

  • 9. When she won the 1992 New York City Marathon in 2:27:33 -- her first-ever race at the 26.2-mile distance -- this confident distance runner set a then world record for a "debut" marathon.
    1. Olga Markova of the Soviet Union;
    2. Uta Pippig of Germany;
    3. Liz McColgan of Great Britain;
    4. Lynn Jennings of the U.S.

  • 10. He finished fourth in the Olympic matathon twice.:
    1. Ron Hill;
    2. Kenny Moore;
    3. Jon Brown;
    4. Basil Heatley.

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