Mahurin – Jack

Warm Race; Secret Strategy – Jack Mahurin (April 21, 1973)

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 in 1973, M 18 - 34, Mahurin - Jack, Maryland

Warm Race; Secret Strategy –  Jack Mahurin (April 21, 1973)

Running marathons, I never had a great day on a good course in good weather. Of my two fastest races, one was plagued by heat and the other by rain and a sloppy track. But certainly of these two races, Boston 1973 was my best marathon effort. In the late 1960s, I was in the Air Force stationed at Pope Air Force Base. Wanting to continue running competitively, I had written to several nearby North Carolina universities looking for possible running contacts. I thus met up with a small group of fellow post-collegiate runners who trained and raced under the banner of the “North Carolina Track...

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