distance runner


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distance runner

n.
A runner who competes in distance races.
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Long distance runner Sharon Gayter was aiming for a place on the British Ultra-Distance team in March 1994
Nakamura, "Fatigue fracture of the sacrum in long distance runner," Japanese Journal of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, vol.
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.
For 12-and-ahalf laps Farah, the Somali kid turned finest distance runner Britain has ever produced, held the nation spellbound.
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.
Now we get what may be the prototype for the sixties: Colin Smith, borstal boy hero of The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, a youth beyond anger, almost beyond speech, joining battle (cited in Hill, 1986: 213).
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?