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Steve Prefontaine races Ethiopian Mirus Ifter in the 5000m event of the Pan-Africa-USA International track meet, Durham NC, July 16, 1971 by The Happy Rower, via Flickr

Steve Prefontaine races Ethiopian Mirus Ifter in the event of the Pan-Africa-USA International track meet, Durham NC, July

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Steve Prefontaine 1972.

A somewhat dejected Steve Prefontaine after finishing & without a Medal in at 1972 Olympics.

Steve Prefontaine at the June 25, 1971 AAU Three-Mile championship in Eugene, Oregon. Pre wins in 12:58.6. Frank Shorter left, number 117 is Steve Stageberg. In rear Len Hilton.

Steve Prefontaine at the June 1971 AAU Three-Mile championship in Eugene, Oregon. Pre wins in Frank Shorter left, number 117 is Steve Stageberg. In rear Len Hilton.

Steve Prefontaine, 254, June 25, 1971 AAU Championships, Hayward Field, Eugene OR, 3 mile race, Pre's winning time was 12:58.6. In photo; Leonard Hilton far left, Frank Shorter, behind: Mario Perez and Steve Stageberg , Pre, hidden behind Pre and Stageberg is Gerry Lindgren (arm sowing), far behind wearing #570 is Terry Harrison.

Steve Prefontaine, 254, June 25, 1971 AAU Championships, Hayward Field, Eugene OR, 3 mile race, Pre's winning time was 12:58.6. In photo; Leonard Hilton far left, Frank Shorter, behind: Mario Perez and Steve Stageberg , Pre, hidden behind Pre and Stageberg is Gerry Lindgren (arm sowing), far behind wearing #570 is Terry Harrison.

"A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more."    - Steve Prefontaine

"A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more.

Steve Prefontaine USA and Emiel Puttemans Belgium 5,000 meter run semifinal  September 1972 Munich Olympics by Co Rentmeester

Steve Prefontaine USA and Emiel Puttemans Belgium meter run semifinal September 1972 Munich Olympics by Co Rentmeester

Steve Prefontaine and Washington State runners John Ngeno and Phil Burkwist, April 14, 1973, after the three mile and Pre's historic double races, via Flickr.

Steve Prefontaine and Washington State runners John Ngeno and Phil Burkwist, April 14, 1973, after the three mile and Pre's historic double races, via Flickr.

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