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Matt McGowan

Year Inducted: 1998




Personal Records: 
1 Mile ... 4:21
5K ... 14:28
Half-Marathon ... 1:07:01
Marathon ... 2:22:08

Started running when his family moved to Wheeling, Il. in June of 1965 

When he was in 7th grade he started running for his junior high team running the 100yd dash then the 880 

Ran at Ohio Northern University where he qualified for nationals 

During graduate  school at Miami University of Ohio he started training for marathons, training about 100 miles a week 

Ran his first marathon his freshman year in college and finished 20th 

Started the women's cross country program at the University of Miami 

Started RUNOHIO, a running magazine 

Started the Circleville Pumpkin Show 5 Miler

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