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Marathons / New York City, Chicago #92856

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 25, 1985
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(Studio) This weekend's New York City marathon noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(NYC) Econs. involved in marathon recruitment explained, discussed; scenes shown. [Chicago race director Bob BRIGHT - thinks New York City orgs. were overconfident.] Runners Joan Benoit and Steve Jones noted having to choose between New York City and Chicago this year. [RUNNERS - explain entering Chicago event.] Amt. received by Jones and Benoit for Chicago race listed on screen, explained. NYC's effort to com- pete with payments cited. [New York City race director Fred LEBOW - denies competing with Chicago.] [Runner Grete WAITZ - thinks New York City race is most prestigious.] [Bill RODGERS - agrees.]

(Studio) No. running in both cities mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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