Arthur Lydiard Classic/Legends in Black


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Arthur Lydiard Classic/Legends in Black

Postby trackdog » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:04 pm

For those who can make it, South Point High School in southern Ohio, is hosting the Arthur Lydiard Classic track and field meet on May 3rd, at 5:00pm. On Thursday May 2nd, we will be hosting an event we are calling the Legends in Black. At both events we will be having as special guests, Arthur's Boys, Barry Magee, bronze medalist, marathon, and Bill Baillie, Olympian and world record holder one hour run, and 20,000 meters. Also attending will be Nick Willis, silver medalist 1500 meters, Anne Audain, former world record holder 5,000 meters, and Bob Schul, gold medal 5,000. On Thursday the athletes will be speaking and showing video clips of their careers and will be hosted by Nobbi Hashizume, president of the Lydiard Foundation. The athletes will help give out awards, talk with athletes etc at the meet on Friday. The Maori dance group Kahurangi will perform at both events. Thursday is free and the meet is $5.00.
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Re: Arthur Lydiard Classic/Legends in Black

Postby aaronk » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:06 pm

Noticeably missing: Peter Snell.

Just the very best Man in Black!
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Re: Arthur Lydiard Classic/Legends in Black

Postby trackdog » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:44 pm

We tried, but Peter was unable to make it this year, hopefully next.
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