However, last night I watched "Without Limits" and although I can't say I found myself a hero, I can say the movie is worth watching for runners and non-runners.
I found his determination and drive inspiring and was equally intigued by his coach, Bill Bowerman, who was a co-founder of Nike. Go figure!
For those of you who are interested and in the right neck of the woods, there is an annual 10K run in Coos Bay, Oregon in honor of Steve Prefontaine. For more information, go to www.prefontainerun.com. If I ever find myself in Oregon, you will find me running!