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www.outsideonline.com/2188671/running-needs-another-prefontaine

May 30, 2017 ... May 30, 2017, marks 42 years since the death of Steve Prefontaine, the charismatic Oregonian sometimes referred to as the “James Dean of track and field. ... The site of the accident, known as Pre's Rock, has become a repository of distance-running dreams: Fans visit from all over the world and leave ...

news.nike.com/news/40-years-of-prefontaine

Jun 1, 2015 ... His competitive fire, gutsy race tactics and inherent charisma charmed crowds and inspired up-and-coming runners to stick with the sport and give it their all. “ Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints. I like to make something beautiful when I run. I like to make people stop and ...

www.oregonlive.com/history/2015/05/throwback_thursday_40_years_af.html

May 28, 2015 ... Forty years ago Friday, 24-year-old distance runner Steve Prefontaine won the 5,000 meters at an NCAA preliminary track meet at Hayward Field, ..... That doesn't mean his drinking "caused" the accident (because he'd certainly driven under the influence before), but all the other suggestions behind the ...