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Overview: Gary Cohen is an enthusiast for the sport of running. This enthusiasm has branched out to include magazine/essay writing, interviews, coaching and public speaking. In addition, Gary also leads trail runs in Central Florida and announces track meets.

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Gary Cohen Running Vault: Hundreds of essays to help you!
This Week in Running
Jun 1, 1954 – Emil Zatopek runs World Record 10,000 meters 28:54.2
Jun 1, 1957 – Don Bowden is first U.S. miler to run sub-4:00 with time of 3:58.7
Jun 2, 1979 – Villanova’s Don Paige wins NCAA 800 and 1,500 meters 40 minutes apart
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Jun 5, 1964 – At Compton Invitational an amazing eight U.S. runners post sub-4:00 miles
Jun 8, 1962 – Jim Beatty runs World Record 2-mile 8:29.8
Jun 9, 1930 – Finland’s Paavo Nurmi runs World Record 6-mile 29:36.4
Jun 9, 1965 – Frenchman Michael Jazy runs World Record mile in 3:53.6
Jun 10, 1984 – Zhu Jian Hua of China sets World Record high jump 7-10
Jun 11, 1967 – Ron Daws wins USA National Marathon that started at 1:00 pm in 92 degree heat
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Jun 12, 1965 – Morio Shigematsu runs World Record marathon 2:12:00 at Cheswick
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Jun 15, 1957 – Bob Gutowski breaks his own World Record pole vault with 15-9 3/4
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This Week's Birthdays
June 1, 1955 – New Zealand’s Lorraine Moller, 1984 Boston Marathon Champ; 1992 Olympic Marathon Bronze
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Trail Runs:  Wekiva State Park has great trails to enjoy whether you live in central Florida or are looking for a scenic trail run while you visit. Here is more information about upcoming group runs:
Tue, Jun 7, 7:00 a.m. - 5 miles. Wed, Jun 8, 7:00 a.m. - 5 miles. Fri, Jun 10, 7:00 a.m. - 5 miles; Sat, Jun 11, 7:00 a.m. - 6-8 miles.