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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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In-depth interview with Ollan Cassell - 1964 Olympic Gold Medalist in the 4x400 meter relay in a World Record 3:00.7 - on an ash track!. He was Executive Director of the AAU, TAC and USATF for many years and author of 'Inside the Five Ring Circus. Ollan and I did probably his most lengthy interview ever that has tons of detail broken down into 1) THE OVERVIEW, 2) THE GOLDEN MOMENT: 1964 OLYMPICS, 3) THE UNLIKELY PATHWAY: RURAL VIRGINIA TO THE OLYMPICS, 4) THE NATURAL PROGRESSION: AMATEURISM TO PROFESSIONALISM, 5) THE GOOD: PERFORMERS AND PERFORMANCES, 6) THE BAD: PERFORMAANCE ENHANCING DRUGS, 7) THE UGLY: TERRORISM AND BOYCOTTS, 8) THE FUTURE: TRACK AND FIELD IN THE USA, OLYMPICS AND YOUR LIFE, and 9) 'INSIDE STUFF' with so much detail and behind the scenes facts - a definite 'don't miss interview! Please add my website as a secondary home page. Friend me on Facebook or follow rungarycohenrun on Twitter for great updates on running tips, stories and my running adventures with photos.
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Ollan Cassell
1964 Olympic 4x400 Meter Gold Medal; Exec Director of AAU, TAC and USATF; 1963 Pan Am Games Two Golds; Author - 'Inside the Five Ring Circus
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Gary Cohen Running Vault: Hundreds of essays to help you!
This Week in Running
Nov 1, 1953 – Emil Zatopek runs World Record 10,000 meters 29:01.6
Nov 3, 1935 – Kitei Son runs World Record marathon 2:26:42 in Tokyo
Nov 4, 1979 – Gary Cohen runs marathon PR 2:22:34 to finish Marine Corps Marathon in 10th place
Nov 5, 1989 – Ingrid Kristiansen (2:25:30) and Juma Ikangaa (2:08:01) win NYC Marathon
Nov 5, 2017 – Shalane Flanagan first American woman to win New York City Marathon in 40 years
Nov 6, 1988 – Grete Waitz wins her record ninth and final New York City Marathon
Nov 6, 1994 – Tegla Laroupe (2:27:37) and German Silva (2:11:21) win NYC Marathon
Nov 11, 1868 – 1st American amateur track and field meet (NYC)
Nov 11, 1968 – Ron Hill runs World Record 10-mile 46:44 at Leicester, England
Nov 12, 1995 – Tegla Laroupe and German Silva both repeat as NYC Marathon champs
Nov 14, 1993 – Uta Pippig (2:26:24) and Andres Espinosa (2:10:04) win NYC Marathon
This Week's Birthdays
Nov 1, 1962 – Mexico’s Salvador Garcia, 1991 New York City Marathon Champion
Nov 4, 1928 – George Stanich; 1948 Olympic Bronze medalist in high jump
Nov 5, 1957 – Italy’s Gianni Poli, 1986 New York City Marathon Champion
Nov 6, 1970 – Joyce Chepchumba; Marathon Champ; NYC 02, Chicago 98/99, London 97/99
Nov 9, 1923 – Alice Davis Coachman, 1948 Olympic Gold Medalist in high jump
Nov 11, 1954 – Dave Edge, 1984/88 Canadian Olympic Marathoner; PR 2:11:03
Nov 12, 1971 – Gert Thys, 1999 Tokyo Marathon Champ in South African Record 2:06:33
Nov 13, 1977 – Liliya Shobukhova; Marathon Champ: Chicago 2009/10/11; London 2010
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, Nov 5, 7:00 a.m.- 4 miles. Wed, Nov 6, 7:15 a.m. - 5 miles; Fri, Nov 8, 7:15 a.m. - 5 miles. Sat, Nov 2, 7:15 a.m. - 8 miles.