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"All in a Day’s Run" is for competitive runners, fitness enthusiasts and anyone who needs a "spark" to get healthier by increasing exercise and eating more nutritionally.

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This is what the running elite has to say about "All in a Day's Run":

"Gary's experiences and thoughts are very entertaining, all levels of runners can relate to them."
Brian Sell — 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathoner

"Each of Gary's essays is a short read with great information on training, racing and nutrition."
Dave McGillivray — Boston Marathon Race Director

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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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An in-depth tribute interview with STEVE PREFONTAINE with contributions from his sister, Linda, on the anniversary of PRE'S 65th birthday - Steve's honors include 1972 Olympic 5,000m 4th Place; 7-time NCAA Champion; U.S. Records at all seven distances from 2,000m to 10,000m; Prep record 2-mile 8:41.5. Please add my website as a secondary home page.
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This Week in Running
Feb 2, 2013 – Mary Cain runs 2-Mile Indoor High School Record 9:38.68
Feb 3, 1962 – Peter Snell breaks World Record half mile by 1.7 seconds in 1:45.1
Feb 4, 1939 – Miler Glenn Cunningham says four minute mile is beyond human effort
Feb 5, 1993 – Ireland’s Eamonn Coghlan, 40, World Record Masters indoor Mile of 4:05.89
Feb 6, 1998 – Daniel Komen World Record indoor 3,000 meters 7:24.90
This Week's Birthdays
Feb 2, 1972 – South Africa’s Hendrick Ramaala, 2004 NYC Marathon Champion
Feb 3, 1985 – Kenya’s Patrick Musyoki, 2011 Berlin Marathon Champ. WR 2:03:38
Feb 4, 1963 – Mexico’s Andres Espinosa, 1993 New York City Marathon Champion
Feb 7, 1927 – Russia’s Vladimir Kuts, 1956 Olympic Golds in 5,000 and 10,000 meters
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:
Thu, Feb 4, 7:15 a.m.- 5 miles. Sat, Feb 6, 7:15 a.m. - 7-10 miles. Tue, Feb 9, 6:45 a.m.- 5 miles.