Saturday, December 11, 2010
Alberto Salazar is like Charlemagne
Perhaps an odd comparison, but not if you're a runner/medievalist, like me:
Alberto Salazar, the great marathoner of the early 80s and winner of the "Duel in the Sun" (1982 Boston Marathon), reemerged into the running fore in 2001 when he created the Nike Oregon Project. Salazar did this in part to address the decline of American runners in the world stage, saying, "