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October 2008 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Who was the first Brit to run sub 2:10 for the marathon? ....Answer

  • 2. Who is noted for having run 50 marathons in 50 states -- in 50 consecutive days? ..... Answer

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  • 3. Name the runner (#580) in the photo above. ..... Answer

  • 4. Who was Canada's first female runner to run sub 15:00 for 5K? .....Answer

  • 5. In what years was the New York City Marathon moved out of Central Park and run through all five boroughs? .....Answer

  • 6. How many times between between 1978 and 1988 did Grete Waitz win the New York City Marathon? .....Answer

  • 7. Who was the first marathoner to run sub 2:05? .....Answer

  • 8. Who won the gold medal in the women's 5000m at the 1995 World Athletics Championships? .....Answer

  • 9. Who was the last white athlete to win the Olympic men's 100M?
    1. Valery Borzov;
    2. Allan Wells;
    3. Pietro Mennea;
    4. Dave Sime.

  • 10. Australia's Derek Clayton ran 2:08:33,6 (the first man to break 2:09) in 1969 to set a world record in the marathon. Whose record did he break?
    1. Abebe Bikila's of Ethiopia;
    2. Basil Heatley's of Great Britain;
    3. Waldemar Cierpinski's of East Germany;
    4. Clayton broke his own record.

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