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The First Olympic Trials, 1968 Alamosa, CO

At altitude to prepare for Mexico City, Olympic steeplechaser George Young ran 2:30:49 to win the first stand-alone U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon race (and in his debut). It also was the first Olympic Trials race that was also a national marathon championship. It wasn't until the 1988 Olympic Trials and subsequent Olympic Trials, however, that

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