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January 16, 2011 | By Mary Forgione, Tribune Health
Some of you out there undoubtedly have put "run a marathon" on your list of New Year's resolutions. Maybe you're in need of a little guidance -- and inspiration. Here's a coach who can provide both. Rod Dixon, director of training and coaching for the Honda L.A. Marathon and a former Olympic medal winner, will be the guest on a live Web chat Monday (2 p.m. EST, 1 p.m. CST and 11 a.m. PST). Dixon will discuss topics such as the mechanics of running and how to plan a training program.
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January 16, 2011 | By Mary Forgione, Tribune Health
Some of you out there undoubtedly have put "run a marathon" on your list of New Year's resolutions. Maybe you're in need of a little guidance -- and inspiration. Here's a coach who can provide both. Rod Dixon, director of training and coaching for the Honda L.A. Marathon and a former Olympic medal winner, will be the guest on a live Web chat Monday (2 p.m. EST, 1 p.m. CST and 11 a.m. PST). Dixon will discuss topics such as the mechanics of running and how to plan a training program.
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SPORTS
October 27, 1985 | BARRY WILNER, Associated Press
As the field in the New York City Marathon departs from the Verrazano Bridge and heads up 4th Avenue in Brooklyn, a man wearing a hockey helmet and a carpenter's belt suddenly will burst into the lead pack. He'll stay with the leaders for about a mile, then drop out. He will return to the race three more times for about the same distance, then withdraw, each time with full approval from race organizers and officials.
SPORTS
November 29, 1985
World-class distance runner Rod Dixon of New Zealand was named associate vice president of the Los Angeles Marathon, set for March 9.
SPORTS
May 26, 1985 | TIM WASON, Christian Science Monitor
Joan Benoit, the women's Olympic marathon champion and last Sunday's San Francisco Bay-to-Breakers foot-race winner in the female division, waved to some 100,000 or more fellow runners, friends, and spectators at the award ceremony, her hand ludicrously gloved with red lobster potholders. The quiet Mainer had caught the spirit of the wackiest race in the world--and the crowd roared its approval.
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January 19, 1986 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
Rod Dixon sits for a cup of tea in the lobby of the Crowne Plaza Hotel, where Los Angeles Marathon, Inc. has its offices. He is wearing a blue pin-striped suit with a red patterned tie and a red handkerchief, the uniform of an executive. Since October, he also has had an executive's title for L.A. Marathon, Inc. As associate vice president, his responsibilities include course design, athlete recruitment, marketing and promotion, as well as serving as a technical adviser for the March 9 marathon.
SPORTS
January 20, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Suzy Hamilton of Malibu won the women's mile in 4:32.5, with Alisa Hill of Upland second in 4:32.8. Kenya's Wilson Waigwa beat New Zealand's Rod Dixon in the mile, 4:11.1 to 4:14.8.
SPORTS
January 19, 1986 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
Rod Dixon sits for a cup of tea in the lobby of the Crowne Plaza Hotel, where Los Angeles Marathon, Inc. has its offices. He is wearing a blue pin-striped suit with a red patterned tie and a red handkerchief, the uniform of an executive. Since October, he also has had an executive's title for L.A. Marathon, Inc. As associate vice president, his responsibilities include course design, athlete recruitment, marketing and promotion, as well as serving as a technical adviser for the March 9 marathon.
SPORTS
November 29, 1985
World-class distance runner Rod Dixon of New Zealand was named associate vice president of the Los Angeles Marathon, set for March 9.
SPORTS
October 27, 1985 | BARRY WILNER, Associated Press
As the field in the New York City Marathon departs from the Verrazano Bridge and heads up 4th Avenue in Brooklyn, a man wearing a hockey helmet and a carpenter's belt suddenly will burst into the lead pack. He'll stay with the leaders for about a mile, then drop out. He will return to the race three more times for about the same distance, then withdraw, each time with full approval from race organizers and officials.
SPORTS
May 26, 1985 | TIM WASON, Christian Science Monitor
Joan Benoit, the women's Olympic marathon champion and last Sunday's San Francisco Bay-to-Breakers foot-race winner in the female division, waved to some 100,000 or more fellow runners, friends, and spectators at the award ceremony, her hand ludicrously gloved with red lobster potholders. The quiet Mainer had caught the spirit of the wackiest race in the world--and the crowd roared its approval.
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March 21, 1995 | LARRY JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sagebrush Financial Corp. of Las Vegas has purchased 15.5 acres, the largest undeveloped parcel of land in the Oxnard Auto Center, for $1.55 million. Bruce A. Boring, a consultant with Grubb & Ellis Co., said the land will be developed for a 100,000-square-foot showroom for auto dealerships Mike Wallace Ford and Pacific Coast Nissan. . . . Green Foods Corp.
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