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For five years, no American runner could beat him at any distance over a mile. But at the age of 24, with his best years still ahead, long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine finally lost. Driving alone at night after a party, Prefontaine crashed his sports car, putting a tragic, shocking end to the life and career of one of the most influential, accomplished runners of our time.
More than 20 years later, Pre continues to influence the running world.
I loved the surroundings and amenities. Great support staff, packet pickup was convenient at Fit2run. Live music and a great assortment of food at the end. The beer was a plus. I did not like the entire course layout. We had do a U-turn at about 100 ft from the start. Plus there was some confusion close to the finish with the cones, 5Ks to one side and ...
My wife and I flew in from the frigid winter in Pittsburgh and really enjoyed the long weekend in the sun! The race was very well organized and on time. The post race activities were very cool with a nice assortment of food and drink right on the beach. The course was awesome running through pass a grille, Vina Del Mar and the gulf blvd. We will be back...
Man completes 26 marathons in 26 days 12/24/2013 - CNN On Thanksgiving Day, Jayson Black, 28, began his mission to raise awareness and money for a Las Vegas food bank by running 26 marathons in 26 days for a total of 681.2 miles.
Kipsang Sets World Record at Berlin Marathon 9/29/2013 - New York Times Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a world record of 2:03:23 at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The previous record was held by Patrick Makau of Kenya at 2:03:38.