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Volume 1 Issue 3
PIKES PEAK/ Jim Carr
'America's Ultimate Challenge' grows to 800 runners and becomes too big, says the 1978 winner.
LISA LORRAIN/ Dale Russell Reformed 'fatty' Lisa marries a pizza king, then starts the long road back to top-notch shape.
CHECK ON THE CZECKS/ Ron Paik
American finds gracious hosts, doting residents, a fast race and more than a little excitement at the International Marathon of Peace in Kosice, Czechoslovakia.
COMMONWEALTH MARATHON/ Tony Duffy
A photographic look at this year's Commonwealth Games marathon.
MARATHON ON EIGHT MILES A WEEK/ Steve Levin
There's no law that says you have to finish a marathon just because you entered it. Forget about 26 miles, 385 yards. Go as far as you can for personal satisfaction, then quit and enjoy watching those who do finish.
24-HOUR RELAY/ Steve Lurie, Nick Marshall
Taking part in a 24-hour relay can be serious business, but not often. Dogs who run in straight lines, 50 cussing Marines and beer-drinking score keepers have livened up the Ft. Meade event since 1971.
WESTERN STATES 100 / Pat Smythe
The only woman to ever complete the 100-mile trek through California's rugged Sierras recounts the 30 hours it took.
MARATHONING/ Manfred Steffny Part three of four installments of the outstanding Germnan book that explores marathon running for everyone.
PREDICTING MARATHON TIMES/Paul Slovic A unique study at the Seaside Marathon provides some interesting equations that can help you predict your next marathon performance.
ENGLISH RUNNING FANATIC/Vince Regan
Jack Haslam ignored his doctor, listened to his heart, and kept right on running while the world told him he was ready to die.
24-HOUR ORDEAL/Ed Dodd Ed Dodd weathered psychological lows as well as confidence-building emotional highs during his personal 24-hour ordeal.
POINT-TO-POINT Topics of interest to marathoners discussed my marathoners, marathon- observers and medical experts in the field of marathoning.
MAYOR DALEY MARATHON RESULTS The top 100 finishers, plus complete age group results.
World Publications, Inc.
A Runner's World Publication, "MARATHONER, Fall 1978" (1978). Marathoner Magazine. 5.