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WCSH 6 Portland
Joan Benoit Samuelson reflects on Olympic triumphs, advises Rio athletesCENTER) -- One of Maine's most famous Olympians just went to Rio to watch part
Joan Benoit Samuelson reflects on Olympic triumphs, advises Rio athletes
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
CENTER) -- One of Maine's most famous Olympians just went to Rio to watch part of the 2016 Olympic games. Freeport native Joan Benoit Samuelson won the gold medal in 1984 in the women's marathon. She went to watch the men's and women's... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Joan Benoit Samuelson reflects on Olympic triumphs, advises Rio athletesCENTER) -- One of Maine's most famous Olympians just went to Rio to watch part
Joan Benoit Samuelson reflects on Olympic triumphs, advises Rio athletes
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 11 days ago
CENTER) -- One of Maine's most famous Olympians just went to Rio to watch part of the 2016 Olympic games. Freeport native Joan Benoit Samuelson won the gold medal in 1984 in the women's marathon. She went to watch the men's and women's... Read more
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Boston Globe
Surging Red Sox in Detroit, Brazil holds onto US swimmersa 3,200-meter cross-country run interspersed with pistol shooting. So if you’re
Surging Red Sox in Detroit, Brazil holds onto US swimmers
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
a 3,200-meter cross-country run interspersed with pistol shooting. So if you’re some combination of Esther Williams, Joan Benoit Samuelson, and Annie Oakley, you’re all set ... Americans Greg Billington, Ben Kanute, and Joe Maloy compete in... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago Marathon Announces New City-Based RaceInternational Chicago 5K in October. Among those set to race in the event are p
Chicago Marathon Announces New City-Based Race
NBC Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
International Chicago 5K in October. Among those set to race in the event are past champions and runners Steve Jones, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Constantina Dita and Deena Kastor. The race aims to “celebrate both Chicago's international zest and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Top 10s for ex-ASU runners in Rio Olympics marathonto stop so badly, but I had to finish. I’m looking forward to a nice stiff drin
Top 10s for ex-ASU runners in Rio Olympics marathon
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 days ago
to stop so badly, but I had to finish. I’m looking forward to a nice stiff drink.” U.S Olympic women’s marathoners 1984: Joan Benoit Samuelson 1st, Julie Brown 36th, Julie Isphording DFN. 1988: Nancy Ditz 17th, Margaret Groos 39th, Cathy O’Brien... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Father and son honor late wife, mother in 19th Beach to Beaconhot and muggy." It was Tom's 17th Beach to Beacon. As they crossed the finish
Father and son honor late wife, mother in 19th Beach to Beacon
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 23 days ago
hot and muggy." It was Tom's 17th Beach to Beacon. As they crossed the finish line together, they embraced race founder Joan Benoit Samuelson. "This is what this race is all about," Samuelson said. "Stories unfold. When people run, oftentimes,... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Father and son honor late wife, mother in 19th Beach to Beaconhot and muggy." It was Tom's 17th Beach to Beacon. As they crossed the finish
Father and son honor late wife, mother in 19th Beach to Beacon
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 days ago
hot and muggy." It was Tom's 17th Beach to Beacon. As they crossed the finish line together, they embraced race founder Joan Benoit Samuelson. "This is what this race is all about," Samuelson said. "Stories unfold. When people run, oftentimes,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Maine native Ben True 1st American to win Beach to Beaconnarrowly missed a chance to compete in the Olympics. The Beach to Beacon race
Maine native Ben True 1st American to win Beach to Beacon
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 23 days ago
narrowly missed a chance to compete in the Olympics. The Beach to Beacon race was founded by Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson and follows the same coastal roads she trained on in Cape Elizabeth. Runners from 15 countries and 43... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
First American man wins 19th Beach to Beacondifferent countries participated in the 19th annual race, organized by 1984 Oly
First American man wins 19th Beach to Beacon
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 days ago
different countries participated in the 19th annual race, organized by 1984 Olympic gold medalist and Cape Elizabeth native Joan Benoit Samuelson. Thousands also gathered to cheer on their friends and family running the race. This story will be... Read more
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Boston Globe
Maine native Ben True 1st American to win Beach to Beaconnarrowly missed a chance to compete in the Olympics. The Beach to Beacon race
Maine native Ben True 1st American to win Beach to Beacon
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
narrowly missed a chance to compete in the Olympics. The Beach to Beacon race was founded by Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson and follows the same coastal roads she trained on in Cape Elizabeth. Runners from 15 countries and 43... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Thousands run from Beach to Beaconlargest road race: the Beach to Beacon 10K. Now in its 19th year, the Beach to
Thousands run from Beach to Beacon
WMTW Portland / Posted 23 days ago
largest road race: the Beach to Beacon 10K. Now in its 19th year, the Beach to Beacon was founded by Olympian and Mainer Joan Benoit Samuelson. The 6.2-milerun takes runners from Crescent Beach State Park, along route 77 and into Fort Williams... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Record number of runners expected at 19th annual Beach to Beacon 10Kathletes who competed in the Olympic trials. "It'll be our strongest American
Record number of runners expected at 19th annual Beach to Beacon 10K
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 25 days ago
athletes who competed in the Olympic trials. "It'll be our strongest American field for the men ever," said Race Founder Joan Benoit Samuelson. Yarmouth native Ben True competed for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team, but fell short. "Well, I'd... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Record number of runners expected at 19th annual Beach to Beacon 10Kathletes who competed in the Olympic trials. "It'll be our strongest American
Record number of runners expected at 19th annual Beach to Beacon 10K
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 25 days ago
athletes who competed in the Olympic trials. "It'll be our strongest American field for the men ever," said Race Founder Joan Benoit Samuelson. Yarmouth native Ben True competed for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team, but fell short. "Well, I'd... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Budd Bailey’s Running: Shorter’s book features real-life dramaticsrunner, brought great attention to the sport. Shorter is quick to credit others
Budd Bailey’s Running: Shorter’s book features real-life dramatics
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
runner, brought great attention to the sport. Shorter is quick to credit others, like Bill Rodgers, Steve Prefontaine and Joan Benoit Samuelson, for the explosion of interest - but Shorter got there first. His autobiography, “My Marathon -... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
The Fit Listlegendary 7-mile road race, on Saturday in the Quad Cities, draws a lot of elit
The Fit List
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
legendary 7-mile road race, on Saturday in the Quad Cities, draws a lot of elite athletes, thanks to the cash prizes. Joan Benoit Samuelson and Bill Rodgers will be at the race this year. There is also the Quick Bix, a 2-mile fun run/walk up... Read more

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