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Call yourself a running fan? There are 13 iconic races here, see if you can name them.
With the help of Brasher and Chataway, this man shattered a barrier on the windy Oxford track.
Placing second in what was billed the Miracle Mile, he broke a barrier but was passed when he looked over his shoulder at the end of the race.
Not expected to crack the top 20 in the 10,000, this Native American hung with the leaders and won with a furious kick down the homestetch
Wearing a golf cap in honor of his late grandfather, this American spent half of the Olympic 800 in last place, but had an incredible kick and lean to strike gold.
In the 1968 Olympics, this man out-dueled the favorite and record-holder Jim Ryun
He entered his last Olympics having fallen and been outkicked at his first two. In the final 400, he held off one of the best kickers in the world to claim victory in his last 1500
Known for his furious last lap, this runner set the current 10,000 record by closing his last 400 in undr 54 seconds.
The closest anyone has come to running 26.2 miles in 2 hours, this runner out ran his competition for a world record at the 2008 Berlin Marathon.
This young American maverick ran for the win and paid the price, failing to medal in his first and only Olympics
The only man to break the 4 minute barrier twice in one race, he holds the 2 mile record after destroying the field at Hechtel
The only man in his time to break the 400 and 200 records in the same games, his name was synonymous with sprinting through the 1990's. His favorite city is probably Atlanta.
Crushing the field midway through the shortest race of the Olympics, this runner showboated his way to a world record 'for my boys down in Kingston'
The most recent dynastic ruler of the 800, he set the world record at the Tr&F Championships running under 24 seconds for the first 200, and holding on for the Gold
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