Running Shots

 

 

The Gang from Cal-Irvine:

Steve Scott, Hulst & Serna.

"76"

Steve Scott ran 1:54 800 & 4:15 mile at Upland High(74).

From 1977 to 1993, Scott ran a total of 136 sub-4-minute miles, including 15 in one year!

July 7, 1982 , Scott blazed 3:47.69 @ Oslo for the outdoor U.S. record.

Kip Keino vs Jim Ryun

Bobby Beck (Salmen, LA) runs an 8:53.6 2 mile indoors and rips 8:46.9 outdoors. Both marks were second to a guy named Nelson in 1979.

Brent Steiner (Shawnee Mission S., KS) did 8:47.0 for 2 miles in 79 as a junior. Steiner won the first Foot Locker Cross Country Championships then known as the Kinney Cross Country Championships Dec. 6, 1979 (Link to race).

"Without Limits" Billy Crudup as Steve Prefontaine.

Salazar & Chapa

(L-R)Matt Guisto (San Mateo, CA), Tracy Garrison(Klamath Falls, OR) and Calvin Gaziano(Castro Valley, CA). Guisto improved to 3rd here at the Kinney West Regionals.

Matt Giusto ran away from his regional champ Garrison and the field to win the Kinney Nat'l @ San Diego in 1983. Guisto made the 96 Olympic team at 5000m.

Bob Kennedy leads Matt Guisto. Kennedy ran the AR for 5,000 meters - 12:58.21 in Zürich, Switzerland on 8/14/96.
Ryun vs Liquori

Bobby Beck (Salmen, Slidell, LA) - Class of '79

Undefeated in Louisiana in XC and Mile/2M in track as a Jr & Sr. Raced - 1:53.6 / 4:07.6 / 8:46.9 (880/Mile/2M).

Went 8:53.6 (2M) indoors (1st and only HS sub-9 run on LA soil.) Behind only Jeff Nelson in 2M in '79, indoors and out.

Sr year Track, Bobby regularly tripled tripled every week - at state, Beck quadrupled: started with a 4:07 mile win, 3rd in 880 with 1:54, 9:17 2M win finished with a 50 second 4x400 anchor!!!!

At LSU, Bobby concentrated primarily on the 1500 and finished his career with a 3:42 PR.

Shots: (L)-open 1500 in '83, (Middle)-5000 at Eugene in an '82 Oregon-LSU dual meet (the same meet where Henry Rono edged Salazar in the open 10K in 27:29.  Jim Hill won this 5000 in 13:30, (R)-1500 SEC Champs-84.

Photos and info courtesy: Marty Dobbins

 

The "Trials to Nowhere" - 1980 Olympic trials

Salazar (10k) & McChesney (5k) made the 80 Olympic team for the boycott year of 1980. Both with third-place finishes.

 

Kimombwa takes the field out Musyoki leads World Cross Country Champion, John Treacy takes over the pace
1978 - NCAA 10,000 meter action @ Eugene.
Chapa, an Oregon sophomore, has just won the NCAA individual title @ 5,000 meters in Oregon.

World Jr X-Country Champs in Wales "76"

Salazar was 5th (behind the 1-2 of Hulst and Hunt).

(R) Salazar wins NCAA X-Country Champs-78

Salazar enroute to the AAU National Title in "79" - competed here for the Greater Boston TC.

Start of District 8 Regionals XC race 1978

Saturday, November 11, 1978 - Woodward Park, Fresno -District 8 Regionals X-Country Championships

Rono will win this day but Salazar would go on to win the NCAA title.

Salazar, joel Cheruiyot & Rono (Hunt obscurred)
Results (Partial) 1) Rono .. 29:29.5, 2) Salazar .. 29:34, 3) Hunt .. 29:55, 4) Clary .. 30:00, 5) Chapa .. 30:06, 6) Kimeto .. 30:15

 

Virgin & Salazar @ Falmouth '78 Salazar beats Rodgers -Freedom Trail '79 Salazar enroute to the AAU National Title in 79
Rono edges Salazar Salazar leads Rono
Ngeno leads Pre Salazar Oregon Frosh Rono finishes Nyambui & Musyoki lead Salazar

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