Who Won the 1976
New York Marathon

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Falmouth Race is reunion of sorts for those with Island connections

American running legends Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers and Joan Benoit Samuelson all have Staten Island connections as well and were on hand. Shorter recently appeared in the borough last Spring to partake in the Arnold Obey 5K Run and "Doc" Craig ...

1976 New York Marathon Winner Bill Rodgers News

Fourth Falmouth Title for Sambu, While Chepkoech Wins Again

At the end of the day, Sambu now reigns supreme as the winningest man in race history, topping Bill Rodgers, John Korir, and Gilbert Okari (each of whom have three; Joan Samuelson leads the women's tally with six). "It is really special special... I ...


1976 New York Marathon Winner Bill Rodgers News

A couple of generous bartenders walk out of a bar and start giving

The Boston Globe
In 1975, after Bill Rodgers won the marathon in record time, a reporter asked him about his immediate plans. “I said, 'I'm going to the Eliot Lounge,' '' Rodgers recalled this week. “We went over there and Tommy made this drink called the Blue Whale.

1976 New York Marathon Winner Bill Rodgers News

Sambu Looking To Make History On Sunday

Running icon Bill Rodgers and Kenyan Gilbert Okari, a former powerhouse, are the only other men to have won the Falmouth Road Race three times. Rodgers, who is one of most influential runners in US history, won the race in 1974, 1977 and 1978.

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