Grete Waitz winning 1983 World Championships Marathon,
photo courtesy of AKTIV Foundation to Fight Cancer
In 1983, Grete Waitz won the World Cross Country, the London Marathon, and the World Championships Marathon. What an amazing year. Grete Waitz, in her career as a marathoner, won nine NYC Marathons, and made herself part of the sport's history. Her legacy, the AKTIV Foundation to Fight Cancer, is supported by adidas. In this interview, Adrian Leek, GM of adidas Running Business, speaks with thought and emotion about Grete's legacy and the AKTIV Foundation.