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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.
This race was the model of efficiency. Packet pickup was quick and easy, and there were ample guides along the route, including cyclists checking on participants. More than enough water was available, and although the organizers probably had nothing to do with this, it was quite nice to have seventy degrees and a few light rain showers along the route...
What makes this race stand out? My first 1/2 marathon, also my first race ever. Packet pickup was easy, even for a beginner. Plenty of water stations. Went home and rested after the race so can't rate the post race entertainment.
First Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin 7/6/2014 - Wall St Journal The first criminal trial linked to the Boston Marathon bombing is slated to begin here Monday with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bomber's dorm room