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April Races: 1

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Pre: The Story of America's Greatest Running Legend, Steve Prefontaine

By: Tom Jordan

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The story of America's greatest running legend.

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.

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Runner can't make it to the Boston Marathon finish line, so others carry him to the end
4/21/2014 - Washington Post
Marathons are massively difficult enterprises for the people who participate, feats of incredible endurance that are accompanied by a staggering physical toll.
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
4/21/2014 - Chicago Tribune
He becomes first U.S. man to win at Boston since 1983
Jogger brags of perfect conditions for running to reporter, immediately bites the dust
2/10/2014 - The Independent
Schadenfreude doesn't come much better than this, as a Portland jogging enthusiast details to a reporter how people shouldn't be afraid to jog in snowy conditions, only to take a fall moments after the interview.
Former 300-pound NFL lineman loses 100 pounds and runs a marathon
2/4/2014 - USA Today
Former offensive lineman Alan Faneca weighed over 300 pounds when he retired from the NFL in 2011.
Couple in their 60s run marathons for record 366 days in a row
1/1/2014 - The New York Daily News
The Melbourne pair has broken a record of 365 days previously held by a Belgian couple. Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan Murray, 68, ran to raise money for charity.