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    10-29-2014, 03:06 PM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread Deer Creek in Historical
    Yes, Deer Creek is a fairly popular name. Ulis Williams was born not too far from Deer Creek in Hollandale, Mississippi. Deer Creek in...
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    10-28-2014, 05:50 PM
    Ryun was still the second best in the world on that day in October, 1968 and he was gaining on Keino even at over 7,000 feet in elevation. Keino...
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    10-24-2014, 04:16 PM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread Deer Creek in Historical
    You are correct, gm76. Happy birthday today to Ulis Williams who ran the third leg (45.4) on the four by 400 relay in Tokyo 50 years ago (last...
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    10-24-2014, 02:35 PM
    DoubleRBar started a thread Deer Creek in Historical
    Happy 73rd birthday today (Friday) to an Olympic champion who was born on a Friday and won Olympic gold on a Friday. This champion won the gold...
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    10-21-2014, 10:40 PM
    I believe it was Chris Lewis from Spokane (Meade?). I saw him run in the late 1908's.
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    10-21-2014, 03:19 PM
    I saw the race in Mexico City and knew that Ryun was not at his best (like 1966-67), but it was still a shock to see Keino take such a big lead and...
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    10-21-2014, 03:26 AM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread RIP: Vic Holchak 74 in Historical
    So sorry to hear this news. I knew Vic, but hadn't seen him in several years. He was a good guy.
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    10-19-2014, 10:28 PM
    Schul was probably more of a favorite than was Jazy, but it was close. Schul suffered from asthma, so the rain storm really helped him that day in...
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    10-14-2014, 07:56 PM
    I have always envied Walt for not only being in Tokyo on this day in 1964, but also for getting to sit next to Cordner Nelson (who was 46 years old...
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    10-14-2014, 03:21 PM
    Fifty years ago today, Billy Mills won the Tokyo Olympic 10,000 with a tremendous kick in the final lap. I still consider that race the best ever...
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    10-05-2014, 08:37 PM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread Grizzly Bear in Historical
    Very good, jmdjmd and happy birthday today to Mike Conley. Mike almost got the world record in Barcelona except that it was just a bit too windy. ...
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    10-05-2014, 02:57 PM
    DoubleRBar started a thread Grizzly Bear in Historical
    Happy 52nd birthday today (Sunday) to an Olympic champion who also owns an Olympic silver medal in the same event. This champion won gold, silver,...
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