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December 2022 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. How many people applied to run the first London Marathon? ....Answer

  • 2. What time did the winner of the first modern Olympic Marathon in 1896 complete the course in? ..... Answer

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

  • 4. Which was the first field event in which women were allowed to participate? .....Answer

  • 5. Name the two Canadians who placed in the top ten at the 1984 LA Olympics Women's 100M. .....Answer

  • 6. How long did it take Gabriele Andersen-Scheiss to run the last 400M of the women's 1984 Olympic Marathon? .....Answer

  • 7. How old were Karl Lismont and Jack Foster when they placed 2nd and 8th respectively in the 1972 Munich Olympics Marathon? .....Answer

  • 8. Where did Roger Bannister finish in the 1952 Olympic 1500M? .....Answer

  • 9. Apart from quick feet, what other amazing talent does Paula Radcliffe have?
    1. She can blow bubbles with her nose
    2. She can speak fluently in French and German
    3. She can tear a phonebook in half
    4. She can play the saxophone
  • 10. Name the two Americans who placed fourth in the 1972 and 1976 Olympic marathon.
    1. Bill Rodgers and Don Kardong
    2. Don Kardong and Jack Bachelor
    3. Kenny Moore and Don Kardong
    4. Kenny Moore and Bill Rodgers

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