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Issue No.23

A Belle Named Barron by Lee Green
Life changed for Gayle Barron after she won the Boston Marathon. She became a sports hero of sorts, the belle of Atlanta. ''Why not take advantage of all these opportunities I'm having right now? I'm trying to find where I want to go.''

Trials On Trial by Ray Hosler
There's a good chance that Eugene, Ore., may not be the site of the 1980 Olympic Track and Field Trials. North Carolina citizens claim their state is more suited for the Trials. And with the Olympic Committee reconsidering the matter, North Carolina may win.

Boston 20,33 by Ray Hosler and Paul Perry
It was the 83rd and, for the winners, fastest running of America's oldest and most traditional footrace, the Boston Marathon. Leaving Japan's Seko in his dust, Bill Rodgers set an American record while diminutive Joan Benoit of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, did the same for the women.

Arabian Daze by William Dunnett
While vacationing in North Africa, a runner goes for an hour run. Two hours later, he is still running. Slightly scared, he discovers running is a good way to see a strange city.

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World Publications

ON THE RUN, June 7, 1979

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