distance runner


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distance runner

n.
A runner who competes in distance races.
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Fifthly, Mo is not keeping any British distance runner off the team as there is only one other distance runner at the moment who is capable of doing the qualifying time, Andy Vernon.
Kesselring, a senior middle distance runner, had a 4.
IT MAY have been written more than half a century ago, but it turns out it's needed hardly any tweaking to bring Alan Sillitoe's The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner bang up to date.
ALAN Sillitoe''s classic The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner comes to the Liverpool Playhouse this month.
Dave Moorcroft, president of Godiva Harriers and former world record holder at 5,000 metres, once said: "Bill Adcocks is a legend, not just because he holds the record for the classic Marathon to Athens course, but also because he was a distance runner way ahead of his time.
Newbury Park hurdler Amanda Lee (UC Santa Barbara) and Hart of Newhall distance runner Brooke Russell (Princeton) also have made college commitments.
This paper examines The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, a key film within the extension of the Angry Young Man 'genre' to British cinema in the early 1960s.
From Ike To Mao and Beyond is the memoir of a long distance runner whose disillusionment with imperialism, racism, and capitalism led him from his mainstream American background to embrace the ideals of revolutionary communism.
Is stretching a poor warm-up for a distance runner, but essential for a high jumper or dancer?
Solomon of Junction City; distance runner Laura Jackson of La Pine; and heptathlete Brooke Davison of North Bend.
Arguably the top distance runner from the area in years, Cybulski proved he wasn't just a track and field star this season with a first-place finish at the state Div.
But it hasn't always been that way and, as Cardiff author and former distance runner Brian Lee has revealed, training was tough for the handful of Welsh athletes who liked to compete on the roads.