Running for Joy... and Gold Commentator Frank Shorter won the 1972 Olympic gold medal for marathon running. He recalls his early efforts at running as a young boy, before distance running was taken very seriously as a sport, and the joy he still takes in running today.
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Commentator Frank Shorter won the 1972 Olympic gold medal for marathon running. He recalls his early efforts at running as a young boy, before distance running was taken very seriously as a sport, and the joy he still takes in running today.