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Discussion: Sara Mae Berman in the news again

in: Orienteering; General

Apr 9, 2019 11:54 PM # 
JanetT:
Regarding her marathon experiences, plus ski-O.
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Apr 9, 2019 11:59 PM # 
Hammer:
She is a legend
Apr 10, 2019 1:09 AM # 
gordhun:
Wow! Sara Mae and Larry have done so much in orienteering. Until now I only had an inkling of her marathon history. I knew she was there at the beginning of women's marathoning in Boston but not how it happened.
Thank you for posting the article.
Apr 10, 2019 3:32 PM # 
coach:
Larry and Sara Mae are the most wonderful couple to be around, interesting, supportive and always encouraging. I have enjoyed their company over the years.
Apr 11, 2019 3:39 AM # 
Geoman:
Sara Mae was a role model though the years to many girls, including my daughter, who had her picture pinned to the wall of her room. Glad to see Sara and Larry looking so well.
Apr 11, 2019 3:56 AM # 
Suzanne:
What a lovely article! They are an inspiration.
Apr 11, 2019 3:19 PM # 
upnorthguy:
Great article. Thanks for posting.
Apr 11, 2019 5:06 PM # 
kwilliams:
She is amazing!
Apr 11, 2019 11:39 PM # 
tonyf:
Thanks for posting this; we'll be watching for Sara Mae with a gun in her hand! And I particularly enjoyed the ski-o video where she hands her map to some guy at the finish.
Apr 12, 2019 10:14 PM # 
peggyd:
I love the picture of Sara Mae and Larry running hand-in-hand. So sweet.
Apr 13, 2019 11:47 AM # 
bl:
'to some guy at the finish'

Some old O guy at the finish:-). Vanishing species, where is NEOC #1?

I have 72 WOC '93 mugs Per Stensby held that need to make their way to the Berman's before auction fund raising, West Point maybe.
Apr 15, 2019 10:38 PM # 
bbrooke:
She's also mentioned in today's race coverage (eighth paragraph): https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/15/sport/123rd-boston-...
Apr 16, 2019 8:31 PM # 
chitownclark:
Just a bit of a mention....

....Desiree (Des) Linden, who last year became the first American woman to win Boston since 1985, finished fifth Monday. She was trying to become the first American woman to win back-to-back Boston Marathon titles since Sara Mae Berman won three in a row from 1969-1971....

That's our Sara Mae! And knowing her, the three-in-a-row might have been just because she was looking for Jock Semple!
Apr 16, 2019 8:44 PM # 
chitownclark:

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