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>Superfan Daily: Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>In advance of Saturday’s New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, this week I give you a 1961 article on Bruce Kidd’s coming out party at the Massachusetts Knights of Columbus meet. Until 10:30 p.m. last Saturday night the Massachusetts … Continue reading

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>Superfan Daily: Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>Today we have a Sports Illustrated article from 1965 profiling the start of the track season. Two months ago the prospects for a successful indoor track season seemed about as rosy as winter slush. The combination of post-Olympic ennui and … Continue reading

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>Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>To go with this week’s Runner’s World retrospective on the 2000 Foot Locker Cross Country, I give you this 2001 article about Alan Webb and Dathan Ritzenhein by Tim Layden. Two high school runners. One is a pure miler named Alan … Continue reading

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>Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>Tomorrow will be the 101st running of Cincinnati’s Thanksgiving Day Race, the oldest of the hundreds of similar races held across the country.  In honor of that is a rememberance of Cincinnati’s Ted Corbitt, one of the running communities’ most important men who … Continue reading

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>Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>It’s been a little while since I’ve done one of these.  Today’s pick is in honor of cross country season, a 1979 profile of the oldest annual cross country race in the USA. The Northfield Mount Hermon School is situated … Continue reading

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>Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>Fifty years ago today, Herb Elliott and Dyrol Burleson were on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Now a new and different Elliott is on tour, a brief trip this time, to California, where he has a schedule of three races … Continue reading

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>Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>With the Oregon Twilight meet coming up this weekend, here’s a 1975 SI article on Eugene and its love affair with track and running. No matter what they tell you, Oregon has days of sunshine. The temperature will rise into … Continue reading

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>Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>With the Jamaica International coming up on Saturday, this week you get a classic Kenny Moore writeup on the 1977 version of the meet. But for a pair of notable absences, the meet was first-rate. The most worrisome of the … Continue reading

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