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Indoor Pics & Quote #1

“Dedication is what it takes to make your dreams come true.  DEDICATION is the FUEL of MOTIVATION!”

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WHO: Francie Larrieu

WHEN: 1980s

WHEREHanover, NH

WHAT:  Dartmouth Relays

Francie used to be the WR holder in the indoor mile at 4:34 set in Seattle in 1973 or 74.  She was, of course, the AR holder, too.  Francie is also famous for setting ARs in 4 different DECADES (60s, 70s, 80s and 90s).  A history of American distance running all by herself. – Jeff Johnson

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WHEN:  1974

WHERE: Oregon Indoor, Portland

WHAT2 Mile

Editor’s Note: Due to the graciousness of Jeff Johnson, John Goegel and others, we are continuing our series begun last spring and through the cross country season on our sister site  For those of you that don’t know, Jeff Johnson was employee #1 dor Nike.  He actually is the one responsible for naming what is now a world corporation.  Fortunately for us, he was also a world class photographer of our great sports in the 1960s and 1970s during which he captured thousands of sports photographs.  We are honored and thankful for their choice to use our sites as their medium for sharing their passion.  We hope our presentations can do them justice!

Photos by Jeff Johnson

Quotes by Jeff Johnson from his work in progress: “In Other Words: Things I Think I Said When I Was Trying To Think Of Something To Say.”

If you are interested in a poster version of a photo from this series, they are available for a small charge.  Contact us via

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