#1. In 2019 Eliud Kipchoge became the first man ever to run a marathon in under 2 hours. In which European city did he accomplish this feat? ? It means nothing to me!
He did it in Vienna
#2. Which band recorded the bestselling album "Band on the Run"? ? Paul McCartney was singer
Wings, a band created by Paul McCartney, recorded this title track from the album Band on the Run
#3. Who plays the runner in the 1976 film "Marathon Man"?
Famous for its dentist torture scene, Marathon Man starred Dustin Hoffman
#4. Which Brit won Olympic golds at the 1500m in 1980 and 1984? ? Oh Lord!
Seb Coe won gold at both Olympics
#5. Who wrote the novel "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"? ? An "Angry young man"
Alan Sillitoe wrote the novel, which was then adapted into film
#6. Which rap band were "100 miles and runnin" in 1990? ? No Ice Cubes in this one
NWA recorded this self titled EP, without one of the bands founder-members, Ice Cube.
#7. Who plays the lead role of an unfit man, trying to impress the woman of his dreams by running the London Marathon in the film "Run Fat Boy Run" ? He has been Shaun, Nicholas Angel Benji Dunn and even Scotty before
Directed by David Schwimmer, Run Fat Boy Run stars Simon Pegg
#8. The Cheetah is the fastest land mammal in the world, what is regarded to be the second fastest?
#9. At what distance did Ann Packer win an Olympic gold medal in 1964?
Ann Packer won gold at the 800m and silver in the 400m
#10. In which year did the Boston Marathon officially become the first marathon to allow women competitors?
Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb ran the Boston Marathon in 1966 and Katherine Switzer ran it in 1967, but it was Nina Kuscsik who was the first “official” winner in 1972 (she had unofficially entered the marathon for the three previous years!)