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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 interview with Dale Story - 1961 NCAA Individual and Team Cross Country Champion with Oregon State; 1962 NCAA 5,000 Meter 3rd Place Bronze Medal; 1959 High School Mile Record 4:11.0; Coached Seven Team and 32 Individual Prep State Champs - a definite 'don't miss interviews! 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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Gary Cohen Running Vault: Hundreds of essays to help you!
This Week in Running
Mar 17, 1876 – Marshall Jones Brooks first high jump over six feet
Mar 18, 1955 – Louis Jones runs World Record 400 meters in 45.4 seconds
Mar 21, 1981 – Mary Shea sets still standing Florida Relays Record 5,000 meters 15:50.5
Mar 23, 1963 – Henry Carr runs World record 220 yards in 20.3 seconds
Mar 24, 1973 – Kip Keino defeats Jim Ryun in mile in professional debut
Mar 26, 1932 – Ben Eastman runs World Record 400 meters in 46.4 seconds
Mar 28, 1981 - Craig Virgin wins back-to-back World Cross Country Championships
Mar 31, 1935 – Fusahige Suzuki runs World Record marathon 2:27:49 in Tokyo
This Week's Birthdays
Mar 17, 1877 – Frank Castleman; 1904 Olympic Silver 200m low hurdles
Mar 17, 1885 – German Max Herrmann; 1912 Olympian in 5 events; 7 German Champs Gold/Silvers (Born Gdansk, Poland; KIA WWI 1/29/1915)
Mar 17, 1958 – Spain’s Jose Manual Abascal; 1984 Olympic bronze 1,500 meters
Mar 18, 1949 – Finland’s Hannu Siitonen; 1972/76 Olympian javelin; 1976 Silver medal
Mar 19, 1894 – Frank Shea; 1920 Olympian – 4th in 400m and 4x400m; 3-time AAU 440 yard champ
Mar 20, 1974 – Canada’s Kevin Sullivan; 2000/04/08 Olympian; 4 NCAA Titles
Mar 21, 1956 – Ingrid Kristiansen, Marathon Champ; 1987 World; London 4 times; Boston 86/89; Chicago 86; NYC 89
Mar 21, 1972 – Derartu Tulu; Champ – Olympic 10k 1992/2000, World 01; Marathon – Lon 01, NYC 09
Mar 21, 1981 – Caroline Kilel, 2011 Boston Marathon Champ
Mar 21, 1981 – Jason Hartmann, 2013 and 2012 Boston Marathon 4th Overall, 1st American; PR 2:11:06
Mar 21, 1990 – Emily Infeld: 2015 World Championships Bronze 10,000 meters
Mar 22, 1929 – Peter McArdle; 1964 Olympian marathon; 1963 Pan Am Games Gold 10,000m; 16 AAU titles (RIP 06/24/85)
Mar 22, 1937 – Armin Hary; 1960 Olympic Golds 100m/4x100m; 1958 European Gold 100m
Mar 23, 1929 – Roger Bannister; First sub-4:00 Mile; 1952 Olympian; 1954 British and Commonwealth Mile Gold medals (RIP 03/3/2018)
Mar 23, 1934 – Bill Dellinger; 1956/60/64 Olympian; 1964 Olympic Bronze 5,000m; 1959 Pam Am Gold 5k
Mar 23, 1963 – Cuba’s Ana Quirot; Olympic 800m, 1992 Bronze, 1996 Silver medals; 14 Golds at Worlds, Pan Am, Central Amer and Caribbean Games
Mar 23, 1983 – Mo Farah; 2012 Olympic Gold 5k/10k; World Gold 2011/13 5k, 2013 10k; 8 Euro Golds
Mar 25, 1932 – Wes Santee, 1953 NCAA Cross Country champ; 1,500m, mile (indoor) WRs (RIP 11/14/2010)
Mar 27, 1947 – Finland’s Olavi Suomalainen, 1972 Boston Marathon Champ
Mar 28, 1957 – Harvey Glance, 1976 Olympic Gold Medalist in the 4x100m relay
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:
Mon, Mar 29, 7:00 a.m. - 5 miles. Wed, Mar 31, 7:00 a.m. - 5 miles. Fri, Apr 2, 7:00 a.m. - 5 miles. Sat, Apr 3, 7:15 a.m. - 6-8 miles.