28 Sep '16, 12pm

The Steve Prefontaine interview you probably haven't seen before #PreLives

The Steve Prefontaine interview you probably haven't seen before #PreLives

In May 1972, Ona Dobratz and Janet Newman interviewed Steve Prefontaine for Runner’s World. He was 21, a new celebrity preparing for his first—and, alas, only—Olympic Games. On May 30, 1975, Pre, just 24 at the time, died in a car crash. Every September since 1979, runners have gathered to race in Coos Bay, Oregon, his hometown. Here, we look back at RW’s coverage, including an excerpt from that early interview.

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/50th-anniversary/the-steve-pr...

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