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Kenny Moore Resume'

Born  Dec. 1, 1943, Portland, Oregon
Grew up in Eugene, Oregon from age four.
1962,  graduated from North Eugene H.S.
1966, B.A. in Philosophy (British Empiricists) from The University of Oregon.
1968-1970, Drafted into U.S. Army, finishing as a Spec. 4 in Public Information at Ft. Lewis, WA.
1972, Masters of fine Arts in Creative Writing (fiction and drama) University of Oregon.
1971-1980, Sports Illustrated contract writer.
1973-1980, Founding member, U.S. Olympic Committee’s Athletes Advisory Council.
1976-1977,  Co-editor of the Final Report of The President’s Commission on Olympic Sports, which led to the Amateur Athletic Act of 1978, breaking up the AAU and guaranteeing athletes voices and votes in all national sports governing bodies.
1980-1995, Sports Illustrated Senior (i.e. staff) Writer.
1985, Moved to Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii.
1995-1997, Co-writer (with Robert Towne) and exec. producer of "Without Limits," Warner Bros. feature film on Steve Prefontaine and Bill Bowerman.  Also appeared opposite Mariel Hemingway in Towne’s 1980 film, Personal Best, and Towne’s 1988 Tequila Sunrise, with Mel Gibson and Kurt Russell.
2002, Moved back to Eugene to research and complete the authorized biography of William J. Bowerman.

Racing highlights:

National AAU cross country champion, 1967.
14th place, 1968 Mexico City Olympic Marathon.
American record for the marathon of 2:13:29 in 1969.
2nd place, 1970 Fukuoka World Championship Marathon, in 2:11:36.
National AAU marathon champion, defeating Frank Shorter, in 1971.
Six-time San Francisco Bay-to-Breakers 15k road race champion, 1968-73.
4th place, 1972 Munich Olympic Marathon.

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