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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
May 22, 1976 – Eamonn Coghlan wins 1,500 and 5,000 meters at IC4A championships
May 22, 1976 – Shorter, Rodgers and Kardong go 1-2-3 at U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon
May 23, 1982 – Daley Thompson World Record decathlon of 8,704 points
May 24, 1957 – 1956 Olympic Champ Tom Courtney 800m World Record 1:46.8
May 25, 1980 – Jacek Wszola of Poland World Record high jump 7-8
May 26, 1951 – Andy Stanfield sets World Record 220 yards of 20.6 seconds
May 27, 1916 – James Meredith runs World Record 400 meters in 47.4 seconds
This Week's Birthdays
May 22, 1955 – Kim Merritt, 1975 NYC Marathon and 1976 Boston Marathon Champ
May 23, 1962 – Keith Brantly, 1996 U.S. Olympic Marathoner
May 24, 1964 – Liz McColgan; Marathon Champ: NYC 91, London 96; World 10k Gold 91
May 25, 1965 – Bulgaria’s Stefka Kostadinova; World Record high jump in 1987
May 25, 1992 – Abbey D’Agostino, 7-time NCAA Champ: XC, Out 5k; Ind 5k/3k
May 26, 1966 – Zola Budd, 1985/86 World Cross Country Champ; WR 5k 14:48
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, May 23, 7:15 a.m.- 3-5 miles. Thu, May 25, 7:15 a.m.- 5-6 miles. Sat, May 27, 7:15 a.m. - 6-8 miles.