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Volume 2 Issue 1
THEY GOT SERIOUS AT MISSION BAY / Jim Carr The definition of a 'serious runner' led to controversy as first-time marathoner Craig Virgin ran away with a speedy victory.
SKIP HOUK THRIVES UP HIGH/ Coralia Nelson Reno's marathon-man Skip Houk runs to victory in high-altitude races most others simply survive.
PAUL MASSON MARATHON A photographic look at the 1979 AAU National Championship race course.
THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE FOOT / Bruce Henstell
It was there, it was wonderful, it was the coast to coast, 3400-mile Bunion Derby from Los Angeles to New York.
KIDS AND RUNNING / Donald Monkerud
Is running marathons really healthy for children? A look at the pros and cons of kids going the distance.
MASTER OF THE MASTERS
Fritz Mueller shows his International Masters Marathon competitors his heels with an easy win.
LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO FAME / Nick Marshall
Park Barner trudges round and round on his way to an American record performance at Glassboro State College.
A DIFFERENT KIND OF MARATHON/ Marc Anderson It may be accomplished in piecemeal fashion, but those taking part in a 24-hour relay may still run a marathon. IT WAS A VERY GOOD YEAR Nearly 55,000 Americans ran marathons in 1978, the biggest year in the sport's history.
RUN FARTHER, RUN FASTER / Joe Henderson Five chapters from the new book by the former Runner's World editor.
A MAN OF CONSTANT MOVEMENT/ Tom Murray
San Franciscan Don Choi has this thing about walking: He won't do it during ultramarathons.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ODYSSEY/ J.E. Brown A boast, a bet, and two runners find themselves locked into a quest for survival in the Colorado Rockies.
POINT TO POINT Topics of interest to marathoners discussed by marathoners and ultramarathoners.
THE OFFICIAL 1978 US MARATHON TIMES The lists of men and women who made noteworthy performances at 26 miles, 385 yards during 1978.
1978 HONOLULU MARATHON TIMES
DEAR MARATHONER Where the reader speaks.
A Runner's World Publication, "MARATHONER, Spring 1979" (1979). Marathoner Magazine. 2.