Anne Audain is one of the great ones. How great? Audain was queen of the roads in the U.S. for most of the 1980s, and won a remarkable seven times at the Rite Aid 10k distance. Audain was a gutty racer, she took on all comers, and her win-loss record, was well, breath taking!
In this video, Michigan Runner editor and videographer Jenn McCafferty interviews Anne on her part in making road running a professional sport. A
Few people gambled their careers and financial futures on taking the sport of athletics from the 18th century to the 20th century. The battleground was the 1981 Cascade Run-Off, one of the toughest 15k races in the country, held in Portland, Oregon. Anne Audain was there-she spoke with her footsteps.
Listen to her story…..
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