NYRR Pete McArdle Cross Country – Bronx, NY
Pete McArdle, a native of Ireland, became an American citizen in 1962 and won the 10,000-meter gold medal and the marathon bronze at the 1963 Pan American Games, and then made the 1964 Olympic team in the marathon. He raced all over New York City, and he died in 1985 of a heart attack at a cross country practice in Van Cortlandt Park. This race will test your endurance over 9.3 miles of rugged terrain.
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