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October 2007 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Who won the 1968 US men's Olympic Marathon Trials? ....Answer

  • 2. In what event had the winner of the 1968 US Olympic Marathon Trials(above) previously competed in the Olympics? ..... Answer

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

  • 4. How many sub 2:06 marathons has Khalid Khannouchi run? .....Answer

  • 5. In what country was Meb Keflezighi born? .....Answer

  • 6. In what country was Abdi Abdirahman born? .....Answer

  • 7. Lorna Kiplagat, born in Kenya, now competes for what country? .....Answer

  • 8. Where was the first (184) US Women's Olympic Marathon Trials held? .....Answer

  • 9. Tony Sandoval holds the US men's Marathon Trials record, 2:10:19, but never competed in the Olympic Marathon. Why not.
    1. He was injured and unable to compete in the Olympics;
    2. The marathon was run on a Sunday and, for religious reasons, he chose not to compete;
    3. The US boycotted the 1980 Olympic Games held in Moscow;
    4. He was banned for doping and was not allowed to compete.

  • 10. Who ran the first sub-4-minute mile in the United States?
    1. Wes Santee, USA;
    2. Jim Ryun, USA"
    3. Kip Keino of Kenya;
    4. Jim Bailey, Australia.

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