Joan Benoit, right, a Bowdoin College senior from Brunswick, Maine, winner of women’s division and Bill Rodgers, left, of Melrose, MAss., winner of men’s division, talks to press in dressing room Monday, April 16, 1979 in Boston. Rodgers set a new record in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 27 seconds and Benoit set a new women’s record in 2 hours, 35 minutes and 15 seconds. (AP Photo)

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