Steve Prefontaine of the Oregon TC places 2nd to Marty Liquori of the NYAC in the mile at the January 10, 1975, CYO National Invitational Indoor Track Meet, Cole Field House, U of Maryland, College Park. Steve Prefontaine wore bib number 120. All ph
1973 NCAA champs U of Oregon men's cross country team. Rear l-r: Coach Bill Dellinger, Dave Taylor, Gary Barger, Randy James, Scott Daggatt, Coach Bill Bowerman; front l-r: Terry Williams, Steve Prefontaine, Tom Hale
“A lot of people run a race to see who is the fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, push himself even more.” —Quite simply, the essence of Pre’s racing style. Read more at http://running.competitor.com/2015/05/photos/14-great-steve-prefontaine-quotes_127591#AWGktWQcLYXtmlZM.99
The photo was taken April 8, 1972, at Husky Stadium. Legendary University of Oregon distance runner Steve Prefontaine beat the University of Washington’s Rick Albright, left, and won the mile race in 4:07.03.