March 2005 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. What did the letters E.R.G. stand for in the 1970's sports drink? ....Answer

  • 2. How many Canadians placed in the top three finishers in the 1900 Boston Marathon? ..... Answer

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

  • 7. Why was Mamo Wolde of Ethiopia - winner of the 1968 Olympic Marathon - jailed in his home country? .....Answer

  • 5. Which was the first U.S. city to host the Olympics? .....Answer

  • 6. Who has finished marathons in 30 different countries? .....Answer

  • 7. Has the Boston Marathon ever been run on Good Friday? .....Answer

  • 8. In what year was the current men's American Mile Record set? .....Answer

  • 9. Who was the first man with two marathon performances under 2:06?
    1. Khalid Khannouchi
    2. Evans Rutto
    3. Paul Lagat
    4. Josephat Kiprono

  • 10. Who was the first to run an Olympic Marathon in less than 2 hours 10 minutes?
    1. Frank Shorter, USA
    2. Carlos Lopes, POR
    3. Gelindo Bordin, ITA
    4. Waldemar Cierpinski, GDR

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