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October 2023 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. What was the Bay to Breakers 12K race originally called? ....Answer

  • 2. In what year was the men'a 10,000M introduced into the Olympic Games? ..... Answer

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

  • 4. What does the acronym ERG stand for? .....Answer

  • 5. Derek Clayton was the first man to run the marathon at a sub five-minute-per-mile pace. Who was the second? .....Answer

  • 6. She was born with severely deformed feet which were surgically corrected when she was a teenager and webt on to become a running phenomenon. .....Answer

  • 7. From 1978 to 1984 inclusive Avon hosted the Avon Marathon in seven different cities. Which one of them was Canadian? .....Answer

  • 8. He was renowned for his fierce,drooping mustache, black socks, high mileage training and agressive racing style. He is a former race director of the London Marathon. .....Answer

  • 9. Ellison Brown, an American Indian, won the Boston Marathon in 1936 and 1939 and set American marathon records in 1939 and 1940. What was his nickname?
    1. Elly
    2. Brownie
    3. Chief
    4. Tarzan

  • 10. She was the first American woman to break 2:31, 2:30, 2:29 and 2:28 for the marathon.
    1. Patty Lyons
    2. Joan (Benoit) Samuelson
    3. Gayle Barron
    4. Jacqueline Hansen

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