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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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This Week in Running
Apr 1, 2009 – Sweden’s Arne Andersson, 3-time mile World Record holder dies at age 91
Apr 2, 1955 – Wes Santee runs his 4th American Record mile in 4:00.5
Apr 2, 1960 – Bill Nieder breaks World Record shot put by over a foot at Texas Relays with 65-7
Apr 2, 1994 – Erick Walder breaks Carl Lewis collegiate long jump record with 28-8 ¼
Apr 2, 2006 – Kenenisa Bekele wins fifth straight World XC short and long course races
Apr 3, 1935 – Yasuo Ikenada breaks World Record marathon set three days earlier with 2:26:44
Apr 4, 1964 - Henry Carr breaks his own World Record 220 yards in 20.2 seconds
Apr 4, 1975 – Pro Brian Oldfield breaks amateur shot put World Record with 72-6
Apr 4, 1987 – Freshman Michael Johnson runs 45.5 3rd leg on Baylor’ Texas Relays 4x400m win
Apr 4, 1991 – Francie Larrieu-Smith runs solo 31:28.92 to win Texas Relays 10k in U.S. Record
Apr 5, 1896 – First modern Olympics officially opens in Athens, Greece
Apr 6, 1896 – Olympic Golds won by USA’s James Connolly in TJ and Bob Garrett in discus
Apr 6, 1963 – Emporia State’s John Camien upsets Dyrol Burleson in Texas Relays mile
Apr 6, 1984 – Prep Roy Martin is Texas Relays MVP with 100m win in 10.14 and two relay anchor wins
Apr 6, 1985 – Santa Monica TC runs WR Sprint Medley 3:10.76 (Lewis, Tyler, Hollis, Gray)
Apr 7, 1896 - Bob Garrett wins Olympic shot put Gold Medal a day after winning discus
Apr 7, 1896 – USA’s Ellery Clark, Bob Garrett and James Connolly sweep Olympic long jump medals
Apr 7, 1962 – Dyrol Burleson runs 8:42.5 to break Bill Dellinger’s 2-mile American Record
Apr 7, 1979 – 4-time Olympic discus Gold medalist Al Oerter whirls PR 219-10 at age 42
Apr 7, 1984 – Arizona State wins Sun Angel Classic 4x800m in U.S. Record (Stahr anchor 1:45.6)
Apr 7, 1989 – Dawn Sowell wins Texas Relays 100 meters in U.S. Record 10.93
Apr 8, 1967 – Shot putter Randy Matson breaks U.S. Record in discus with 213-9 throw
Apr 8, 1967 – Sweden’s Kjell Isaksson pole vaults World Record 18-1 at Texas Relays
Apr 9, 1896 – Australia’s Edwin Flack wins Olympic 1,500m two days after his 800m Gold
Apr 9, 1932 – Ben Eastman sets U.S. Record 800 meters in 1:51.3 at Stanford
Apr 9, 1988 – Gail Devers runs 12.71 to break Stephanie Hightower’s U.S. Record of 12.79
Apr 10, 1880 – Frank ‘Black Den Hart wins O’Leary Belt six day walk with 565 miles
Apr 10, 1896 – Spiridon Louis wins first Olympic marathon in Athens, Greece
Apr 10, 1963 – John Pennel breaks his own U.S. Record pole vault with 16-4
Apr 10, 1976 – Edwin Moses wins his first 400m hurdles in his 2nd race in 50.5 at Dogwood Relays
Apr 10, 1982 – Henry Rono’s 27:29.9 nips Alberto Salazar’s 27:30.0 in Eugene, Oregon 10,000m
Apr 11, 1981 – Willie Banks breaks his own triple jump U.S. Record with leap of 56-9 1/2
Apr 11, 1987 – Djibouti’s Ahmed Saleh wins back-to-back World Championship Marathon in 2:10:55
Apr 12, 1941 – Cornelius ‘Dutch’ Warmerdam breaks his World Record pole vault with 15-2
Apr 12, 1958 – Glenn Davis wins Quantico Relays 440y and long jump, then three events the next day
Apr 12, 1976 – Kathy McMillan long jumps 21-7 ½ to set U.S. Prep Record and tie U.S. Record
Apr 12, 1980 – Terry Fox begins ‘Marathon of Hope’ in St. John’s, Newfoundland
Apr 12, 1986 – Joe Dial pole vaults 19-2 ¾ to set the third of his eight American Records
Apr 12, 1988 – Francie Larrieu-Smith breaks her own U.S. Record mile with 4:37.88 at Texas Relays
Apr 13, 1910 – Inaugural Drake Relays held in snowstorm with 82 athletes and ‘crowd’ of 100 fans
Apr 13, 1940 – Cornelius ‘Dutch’ Warmerdam first to pole vault 15 feet in new World Record
Apr 13, 1996 – Early female pole vault star, Melissa Price, sets her 9th U.S. Record of 13-5 1/4
Apr 13, 2003 – Paula Radcliffe wins London Marathon in World Record 2:15:25
Apr 14, 1946 – Italy’s Adolfo Consolini improves his discus World Record twice to 176-1 and 178-2
Apr 14, 1979 – Renaldo Nehemiah sets his first 110m hurdle World Record in 13.16
Apr 14, 2002 – Khalid Khannouchi wins London Marathon in his 2nd World Record 2:05:38
Apr 15, 1928 – Margaret Jenkins, 1927 and 1928 U.S. discus champ, sets U.S. Record of 129-1 1/2
Apr 15, 1974 – Neil Cusack and Miki Gorman win 78th annual Boston Marathon
Apr 15, 1985 – Geoff Smith repeats as Boston Marathon champ as Lisa Rainsberger is 1st woman
Apr 15, 1991 – Poland’s Wanda Panfil and Kenya’s Ibrahim Hussein win 95th Boston Marathon
Apr 15, 1996 – 100th Boston Marathon won by Uta Pippig and Moses Tanui
This Week's Birthdays
Apr 2, 1937 – Frank Covelli, 1963 NCAA Javelin champion; 1964/68 Olympian
Apr 2, 1959 – Italy’s Gelindo Bordin; Marathon champ; Olympics 1988; Boston 1990
Apr 2, 1960 – Linford Christie; Gold Medalist in 100 meters at 1992 Olympics and 1993 Worlds
Apr 2, 1972 – Graham Hood; 1994 NCAA 1,500 meter champ, 1995 Wanamaker mile champ
Apr 4, 1944 – Brazil’s Nelson Prudence; Triple Jump Olympic Medalist, Silver (1968), Bronze (1972)
Apr 4, 1952 – Germany’s Rosemarie Ackermann; 1976 Olympic Gold Medalist in high jump
Apr 4, 1958 – Johnny ‘Lam’ Jones; 1976 Olympic Gold Medalist in 4x440m relay
Apr 4, 1971 – Mexico’s Adriana Fernandez; 1999 New York City Marathon Champion
Apr 4, 1986 – Nicole Bush; 2013 U.S. 3,000 meter steeplechase champion
Apr 4, 1986 – Jason Richardson; 110m hurdles 2011 World Champ, 2012 Olympic Silver Medal
Apr 5, 1934 – Tina Marie Stone, ran a record 15,472 miles in one year
Apr 6, 1935 – Arnie Sowell; 1956 Olympic 800m 4th place, 1954-55 NCAA champ
Apr 6, 1945 – Gayle Barron, 1978 Boston Marathon Champ; won five of first six Peachtree 10ks
Apr 6, 1953 – Patti Dillon; Two-time Boston Marathon runner-up, PR 2:27:52
Apr 6, 1969 – Jason Pyrah; 1996/2000 Olympian 1,500 meters, PRs 3:35.21(1,5400m), 3:55.14(mile)
Apr 6, 1973 – Louis Quintana; 1993 Penn Relays MVP, anchored DMR and 4x1,500m
Apr 7, 1900 – England’s Tebbs Lloyd Johnson, 1952 Olympic Bronze Medal 50k race walk
Apr 7, 1948 – Arnie Robinson; 1976 Olympic Gold Medal in long jump, 6-time U.S. champ
Apr 7, 1952 – Jane Frederick, 1976 U.S. Olympic pentathlete, 7th place
Apr 7, 1953 – Tom Woods; 1972 NCAA High Jump champ
Apr 7, 1969 – Esthre Jones; 1990 NCAA 100m champ; 1992 Olympic Gold 4x100 meters
Apr 7, 1973 – Dave Johnson; U.S. Decathlon champ 1986/89/90/92, Olympic 1992 Bronze
Apr 7, 1990 – Jamaica’s Nickel Ashmeade; 2013 and 2015 World Champion in 100 meters
Apr 8, 1938 – Bill Tidwell; 1955 and 1956 NAIA mile and 880-yard champ
Apr 8, 1938 – Dave Romansky; 1968 Olympian 50k walk, in 1970 won six U.S. titles
Apr 8, 1956 – Ghana’s Ernest Obeng; 1972 and 1982 African champ at 100 meters
Apr 8, 1958 – Tom Petranoff; Javelin 1984/88 Olympian, 1985/86 U.S. champ
Apr 8, 1966 – Sylvia Mosqueda; 1988 NCAA 10,000m champ, 1987 NCAA Div II XC champ
Apr 8, 1974 – Pascal Dobert; 3,000m steeplechase U.S. champ 1998/99/2000, NCAA champ 1997
Apr 9, 1961 – Chip Jenkins; 1992 Olympic Gold 4x400m, U.S. Record 600m indoor 1:15.80
Apr 9, 1964 – Juliet Cuthbert; 1992 Olympic Silver 100m, 200m; 1986 NCAA champ 100m, 200m, 4x100m
Apr 10, 1906 – Steve Anderson, 1928 Olympic Silver Medal 110m hurdles
Apr 10, 1971 – Italy’s Giacomo Leone, 1996 New York City Marathon Champion
Apr 10, 1993 – Vernon Norwood; 2015 World Champion 4x400m, 4-time NCAA champ
Apr 11, 1944 – Bob Frey; 1966 NCAA mile relay champ; led off 1st sub-3:00 mile relay
Apr 11, 1963 – John Ngeno; 4-time NCAA champ at 10k / 6-mile / 3-mile
Apr 11, 1964 – Patrick Sang; 3,000m steeplechase Silver Medals at 1992 Olympics, 1991/93 Worlds
Apr 11, 1986 – Dai Greene; in 2011 World Champ 400m , 4th in 2012 Olympics
Apr 11, 1986 – Dai Greene; in 2011 World Champ 400m , 4th in 2012 Olympics
Apr 12, 1930 – John Landy; 2nd sub-4:00 mile, 1956 Olympic 1,500m Bronze
Apr 12, 1966 – Kevin Robinzine; 1988 Olympic Gold 4x400m, 4-time NCAA champ
Apr 12, 1993 – Chad Noelle; 2015 NCAA 1,500m champ
Apr 13, 1945 – Ed Caruthers; 1968 Olympic High Jump Bronze Medalist, 2-time Olympian
Apr 13, 1963 – Ceci Hopp-St. Geme; 1995 U.S. 5,000m champ, 1982 NCAA 3,000m champ
Apr 13, 1964 – Colleen de Reuck, 4-time Olympian; two-time U.S. cross country champ
Apr 13, 1988 – A.J. Acosta; 2005 Footlocker Prep XC champ, 2-time NCAA DMR champ
Apr 14, 1953 – Mike Durkin; 1976 and 1980 Olympian in 1,500 meters
Apr 14, 1955 – Imrich Bugar; Czech Republic’s 1983 discus World champ, 1980 Olympic Silver
Apr 14, 1971 – Jackie Edwards; 5-time Bahamas’ Olympian in long jump, 2-time NCAA LJ champ
Apr 14, 1984 – Tommy Skipper; 5-time NCAA pole vault champ
Apr 15, 1950 – Patty Van Wolvelaere; 1968/72 Olympian, 10-time U.S. champ in sprint hurdles
Apr 15, 1957 - Evelyn Ashford, 4 Olympic Golds in 100m, 4x100m (1984/88/92), 16-time U.S. champ
Apr 15, 1958 – Jurgen Hingsen, Germany’s 1984 Olympic and 1983 World decathlon Silver medalist
Apr 15, 1960 – John Gregorek; 1980/84 Olympian in 3,000m steeplechase
Apr 15, 1961 – Finland’s Tiina Lillak; 1983 World Gold and 1984 Olympic Silver in javelin
Apr 15, 1970 – Aric Long; 1992 Olympian in decathlon, 1991 NCAA champ
Apr 15, 1970 – Chris Huffins; 1999 World Championship and 2000 Olympic Bronze in decathlon
Apr 15, 1983 – Sara Hall; 2000 Footlocker Prep XC champ, 2011 Pan Am Games steeplechase champ
Apr 15, 1985 – Will Leer; 2013 U.S. indoor champ in 1,500m and 3,000m, 2014 Wanamaker Mile champ
Apr 15, 1994 – Shaunae Miller-Uibo; 2018 Olympic 400m Gold, 2013 NCAA indoor 400m champ
Apr 15, 1997 – Donovan Brazier; 2016 NCAA 800m champ (1:43.55) breaking Jim Ryun’s U.S. Jr. Record
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:
TEMPORARILY AT KELLY PARK AS ALL FLORIDA STATE PARKS ARE CLOSED DURING RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC Wed, Apr 8, 8:00 a.m.- 5 miles. Sat, Apr 11, 8:00 a.m. - 12 miles. Wed, Apr 15, 8:00 a.m.- 5 miles. Sat, Apr 18, 8:00 a.m. - 12 miles.