>This is further evidence that there was a US
>distance running renaissance from 1980 to around
>1992. Just about ever US distance record was set
>during this time. Didn't Mark Nenow(?) set a 10k
>record in the mid 80's. I think his time was
Jim Spivey also set a 2000m record around
I remember looking at Track and Filed
>news back then and noticing there was at least
>one American in the top ten in every distance
Didn't someone named Mark Martin(?) place
>second in the NYC marathon back in either 91 or
>92. I think his time was around 2:09.
>where the good old days.
That period was a renaissance for many countries. It helped that out-of-competition drug testing didn't occur before 1992 or so. Not specifically accusing anyone, but what effect might this have on times?