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"All in a Day’s Run" is for competitive runners, fitness enthusiasts and anyone who needs a "spark" to get healthier by increasing exercise and eating more nutritionally.

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This is what the running elite has to say about "All in a Day's Run":

"Gary's experiences and thoughts are very entertaining, all levels of runners can relate to them."
Brian Sell — 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathoner

"Each of Gary's essays is a short read with great information on training, racing and nutrition."
Dave McGillivray — Boston Marathon Race Director

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Overview: Gary Cohen is an enthusiast for the sport of running. This enthusiasm has branched out to include magazine/essay writing, interviews, coaching and public speaking. In addition, Gary also leads trail runs in Central Florida and announces track meets.

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Quentin Brelsford
1946 NCAA Cross Country Champ; 5-time NCAA All-American;World War II Air Force Service; Aviation Class Taught by Charles Lindbergh; Met Pope Pius XII
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This Week in Running
Apr 10, 1896 – Spiridon Louis wins first Olympic marathon in Athens, Greece
Apr 12, 1980 – Terry Fox begins ‘Marathon of Hope’ in St. John’s, Newfoundland
Apr 13, 2003 – Paula Radcliffe wins London Marathon in World Record 2:15:25
Apr 14, 2002 – Khalid Khannouchi wins London Marathon in his 2nd World Record 2:05:38
Apr 15, 1996 – 100th Boston Marathon won by Uta Pippig and Moses Tanui
Apr 17, 1983 – Grete Waitz wins London Marathon in World Record 2:25:28
Apr 17, 1988 – Belayneh Dinsamo wins Rotterdam Marathon in World Record 2:06:50
This Week's Birthdays
Apr 10, 1906 – Steve Anderson, 1928 Olympic Silver Medal 110m hurdles
Apr 10, 1971 – Italy’s Giacomo Leone, 1996 New York City Marathon Champion
Apr 13, 1964 – Colleen de Reuck, 4-time Olympian; two-time U.S. cross country champ
Apr 15, 1957 - Evelyn Ashford, 4 Olympic Golds in 100m, 4x100m (1984/88/92)
Apr 16, 1978 – Hailu Negussie; 2005 Boston Marathon Champion
Apr 17, 1914 – Evelyn Furtsch Ojeda; 1932 Olympic Gold Medalist 4x100m; (RIP 3/5/2015, age 100)
Apr 18, 1973 – Haile Gebresleassie, 10 Olympic/World Gold Medals; 27 World Records
Apr 19, 1953 – Italy’s Sara Simeoni, 1980 Olympic Gold Medalist in high jump
Apr 23, 1976 – Ethiopia’s Tesfaye Jifar, 2001 New York City Marathon Champion
Apr 24, 1927 – Josy Barthel, 1952 Olympic Gold 1,500 meters
Trail Runs:  Wekiva State Park has great trails to enjoy whether you live in central Florida or are looking for a scenic trail run while you visit. Here is more information about upcoming group runs:
Thu, Apr 27, 7:15 a.m.- 6 miles. Fri, Apr 28, 7:15 a.m.- 10-14 miles. Sat, Apr 29, 8:30 a.m. - 6 miles. Tue, May 2, 7:00 a.m.- 5 miles.