This is article 2 in The 50th NYC Marathon rewind. It is about Pat Peterson, a lone American among the top finishers in the NYC marathon when Americans were few and far between. This piece was originally published on June 2, 2015. The intro was done by Larry Eder, and story by Jeff Benjamin, senior editor for all things East Coast for RunBlogRun and the Running Network.
We will be reposting pieces each day this week, NYC Marathon week, to honor the people who have made the Five Boroughs Marathon such a unique and wonderful event.
Please enjoy chapter 2, of The 50 th NYC Marathon Rewind, Pat Petersen, Top American Marathoner, RIP, by Jeff Benjamin, for RunBlogRun (Originally Published in 2015).