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November 2009 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Lasse Viren of Finland was a double - 5 and 10K - gold medallist at the 72 and 76 Olympics. What was his occupation? ....Answer

  • 2. American Bob Hayes won the 100M at the Tokyo Olympics. What US university did he attend? ..... Answer

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

  • 4. Two women won 6 Boston Marathon titles between them between 1966 and 1971, Name the women. .....Answer

  • 5. What was the first year women were allowed to officially run the Boston Marathon? .....Answer

  • 6. Carla Beurskens ran the Honolulu Marathon 10 times. How many times did she win? .....Answer

  • 7. What race was nicknames the "Run for the Hoses"? .....Answer

  • 8. What shoe company offered $1 million for the first person to break the U.S. national marathon best during two years of the late 1990s? .....Answer

  • 9. How many seconds separated the first 7 finishers in the 1976 Olympic 5000M final, won by Lasse Viren of Finland?
    1. 30
    2. 20
    3. 10
    4. 3

  • 10. Name the Canadian who won the 1967 Pan American Games marathon in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
    1. Andy Boychuk
    2. Jerome Drayton
    3. Grant McLaren
    4. Brian Maxwell

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