Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Marathon Champion Grete Waitz Has Died; She Was 57

One day after the 2011 Boston Marathon, there is sad news to report for runners around the globe:

"Grete Waitz, the elite Norwegian runner who won nine New York City Marathons and a silver medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, died Tuesday after a six-year battle with cancer. She was 57." (The Associated Press)

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