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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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Gary Cohen Running Vault: Hundreds of essays to help you!
This Week in Running
Jun 26, 1954 – Jim Peters sets his 4th World Record in marathon at 2:17:39
Jun 27, 1967 – Ron Clarke runs WR 2-mile 8:19.8; has all World Records 2 to 6-miles
Jun 29, 1956 – Charles Dumas wins U.S. Olympic Trials with 1st ever 7 foot high jump
Jun 30, 1956 - Louis Jones lowers World Record 400 m to 45.2 seconds
Jul 1, 1942 – Sweden’s Gunder Hagg sets World Record mile 4:06.2
Jul 1, 1943 - Arne Andersson lowers fellow Swede Gunder Hagg’s WR mile to 4:02.6
Jul 1, 1980 – Steve Ovett runs World Record mile 3:48.8 in Oslo, Norway
Jul 2, 1948 - Jamaica’s Herbert McKenley runs World Record 400m in 45.9
Jul 2, 1960 – Stone Johnson and Ray Norton run WR 220 yards in 20.5 seconds
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Jun 30, 1938 – Billy Mills, 1964 Olympic 10,000 Meter Gold Medalist; World Record 6-Mile
Jun 30, 1957 – Carey Pinkowski, Chicago Marathon Race Director for Over 20 Years
Jun 30, 1983 – Nick Arciniaga, 2013 U.S. Marathon Champ
Jul 1, 1960 – Lynn Jennings, 1990/91/92 World X-C Champ; 1992 Olympic Bronze 10k
Jul 1, 1974 – Jen Rhines, 3-time Olympian; 2011 U.S. half marathon champ
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:
Tue, Jun 27, 7:15 a.m.- 5 miles. Wed, Jun 28, 7:15 a.m. - 6 miles. Fri, Jun 30, 7:15 a.m.- 8-10 miles. Sat, Ju1 1, 7:15 a.m. - 6 miles.