Henry Rono - A Story of Triumph
An epic masterwork full of great pain and tragedy, and even greater redemption and joy

Who Is Henry Rono?

In 81 days during the spring and summer of 1978, Henry Rono broke four middle-distance world records, accomplishing the most ferocious assault on the track-and-field record books in the history of the sport. This is what Henry Rono is known for. However, it is not who Henry Rono is. Continued...

The Most Memorable Race I Ever Ran

The telephone rang, and it was Alberto Salazar, the American runner who intended to break the American record at 10,000 meters, in the most incredible 10,000 meters ever run in the history of track and field events in the U.S. Allegedly, a few weeks ago, it was in the Sports News that "Alberto Salazar is going to be the first track and field runner to be a millionaire when Salazar wins his meet with the line up of elite runners, including Henry Rono. Continued...

How I Hunted Down Four World Records in 81 Days in 1978

The four world records were achieved in 81 days. It took all the footage of TV's, radios, and newspapers around the world. No publications had ever published anything like this. At the end of the session, I was ranked number one, the athlete of the year, against other sports figures in the world when the four events were brought down with new world records within three months: 5k, 3k Steeplechase, 10k, and 3k. Continued...

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