Miki Gorman


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Miki ("Michiko") Suwa Gorman (born 1935 in China) was one of America's foremost women's marathoners during the mid 1970s. Gorman is the only woman to win both the Boston and New York City marathons twice, and one of only two woman runners to win both marathons in the same year.

Gorman, who grew up in Japan's Fukushima prefecture during the post-war years, moved to the United ... more »

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  • ''All I want to do is speed, speed.''
    Miki Gorman (b. 1935), U.S. marathon runner; born in China. As quoted in WomenSports magazine, p. 26 (November 1977). At 5'1" and 89 pounds, Gorma...
  • ''I can't remember what I was doing before running. I guess shopping, sewing, watching TV—gaining nothing.''
    Miki Gorman (b. 1935), U.S. marathon runner; born in China. As quoted in WomenSports magazine, p. 28 (November 1977). Gorman, a marathon champion,...
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