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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 23, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas 10A NewBraunteltHerald2Mufl0 March Robert Johnson Capitol 10k is it the thrill of victory or agony of defeet In there are races and then there are Races are for the fiveminuteamile crowd the guys and girls whose idea of a lunch hour is a cracker followed by 45 minutes of interval Events are for the nineand 10minuteamile and for the guys who like to run in clown suits and Groucho Marx Their idea of training is a few beers the night a slow and a few beers at the finish The Olympic is a The Capitol is an The Olympic 10k is high Chariots of the thrill of the agony of The Capitol is runners disguised as newspapers and Thats oversimplifying the situation a because the Capitol held last Sunday in had plenty of serious runners maybe a couple hundred or The rest of the came to soak up the colorful Im in the latter category because Im real In previous Ive been passed by old ladies with varicose 10yearold kids and German My idea of a kick is not slowing down too much in the last But I had never run in this and Id heard it was quite a No To start the race is the secondlargest of its kind or 10 is miles in the country second only to the bizarre Bay to Breakers run in which is a sevenmile costume I had never run in a 10k with more than 500 so I wanted to see what runners looked I got there which meant I got to shiver a since the temperature was in the 40s and the wind was whipping in at 20 miles an there was something going on that warmed everyone up a Jazzercise exhibition in a nearby parking Lots of slim women in shiny suits were doing a beautifully choreographed routine to what else the theme from Chariots of Runners would wander try to follow the routines for then wander As race time I faced a crucial Do I run in my warmup suit Do I keep the jacket and throw the pants in the car and get a mild case of or peel the whole thing and take my chances on permanent damage I opted for the As it turned time passed mainly because some strange folks started While waiting in the street for the starting I saw Two A walking Sunday complete with plastic A guy in a wedding My who was taking asked him why he was wearing a wedding This is a drag isnt it he A clown wearing foam rubber feet with a plastic nose and cutoffs with a can of insect repellent in one pocket and Cruex in the Two military units with matching yells and I had to Dats a as they went it was race The tension the moment everybody has been waiting Bang The starting gun Were were not The guys at the front are but Im still 100 yards from the starting I dont know if I can stand this I yelled to no one in It takes me almost three minutes to pass under the start By this the leaders are hopelessly out of I never saw Roger the guy who won in mainly because he turned in a first He was out of sight before I could top the first When I passed the first mile I heard a guy with a stopwatch calling out By that Roger was probably into his I did see the first woman Tracy Lynn who finished in saw her in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency hotel after the waiting for the awards back in the thousands of us are running bumper to bumper like a Houston freeway at 5 We crested that first hill and saw an im pressive sight runners packed curb to curb all the way down 15th Street and up Enfield Their bobbing motions made the street look like it was being eaten by a singlecelled Then I mustered the courage to look behind and saw runners packed curb to curb as far as I could see in that That was a confidence Ive never been ahead of that many run I dont know precisely how but I wasted lots of energy trying to find room to run the first two I sped slowed cut back against the shifted gears and jumped curbs to find tiny openings to run Each mile got and the crowd finally thinned out to where I could run at my own pace instead of the guys in front of The rest of the race was a but I did notice I was running a fairly quick Mile 4 went by in less than eight which is almost a sprint for a nineminute miler like Miles 5 and 6 took an hour and a or at least it seemed like it I finished in and I was pretty Thats slow for most but its my fastest 10k The euphoria didnt last I knew I never should have attended the awards I found out a guy at least 32 years older than I am won the mens masters division in 41 I heard about a blind runner who finished in 37 The guy in the wedding dress probably beat me without a But there were some people I nipped at the finish A pregnant runner finished in 61 minutes I beat her And I simply creamed Bea Newark of who finished in two five She never had a chance against my torrid Of Bea is 84 years I should do so well at that An armadillo wearing tennis shoes Almost anything went in the Capitol Photo by Johnson Tom is reSeaver of praise again By ASSOCIATED PRESS For the time Tom Seaver is Tom Terrific The winner of 264 games and three Cy Young held Boston to five hits in seven innings Tuesday as the New York Mets trounced the Red Sox 80 in an exhibition baseball After 5 years with Seaver is back where he spent his first lOVfe seasons in the major And for a he was the Seaver of old rather than the old Seaver who struggled to a 513 record in including a earned run Another John Fulgham of is 12 years younger than Seaver and pitched 10 complete games in 19 starts four years ago but is coining off rotator cuff shoulder he hurled four scoreless allowing four hits and striking out three as a split squad of Cardinals blanked the Cincinnati Reds Jorge Orta smacked a tworun homer and Ernie Jesse Barfield and Hosken Powell added solo shots as the Toronto Blue Jays walloped another group of Cardinals Chili who started the spring with an Ofor15 continued his recent torrid pace with two singles and two doubles he is on an llfor18 tear in leading the San Francisco Giants past the Seattle Mariners Jerry Reuss pitched seven innings and hit three singles as the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Houston Astros The Dodgers broke the game open with six straight hits in the fourth Mike Marshall ExDodger Steve Garvey hit his first home run in a San Diego a first inning shot off Milwaukees Moose as the Padres defeated the Brewers Lynn Garrett homered in the llth inning to give the Oakland As a 21 victory over the Cleveland Rick the American League ERA leader last tossed six shutout innings for Pascual Perez and Brian Fisher shut out Texas on seven hits and Bruce Benedicts thirdinning single accounted for the only run as the Atlanta Braves beat the Rangers Bill Gullickson and Ray Burris com bined on a fivehitter as the Montreal Expos blanked a Kansas City Royals split squad Dick Schofields tworun double highlighted a fiverun fourth inning against Chuck Rainey that gave the California Angels a 53 victory over the Chicago Richie Hebner had three hits and four RBIs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 10 5 victory over the Detroit Tony Bernazard doubled home two runs and Pat Tabler drove in two more with a triple and single as the Chicago White Sox edged the Minnesota Twins Another White Sox squad whipped the other Royals squad 82 as Britt Burns allowed one run in six The Philadelphia Phillies and Baltimore Orioles played to a 33 tie in a game that was called after 13 Orioles loaded the bases with none out in the bottom of the 13th but rookie Ed Wojna retired the next three Two withdraw from TPC tourney PONTE AP Gary Player and twotime PGA champion Dave Stockton have with drawn from the Tour Standings basketball utnucwriincE IMiUi I I In In tMll nSTUI Mtanl Sii Inns PBitic ill Clldl Vi 5 00 02 00 Snith 00 00 flojd DUUS 11111 Illilrn 119 66 Ml 01 Cnniiis Dim limit 2 3 iMphiis 12 22 IMS 51 riiMpMlJ 22 43K 2533 Hunpoint toils Fnlri out Mounds tiKl Still 41 Ml Dillis 56 CuMlifS tsslsls Win Stiti II Dillis 2S lOiiis loll foils Cildin Still Dillis iKhiicils HOUSIOIKN lull 2136 Wllkir 310 CJMIS 33 34 21 DO mill 39 13 Hill 915 44 Ml 11019 WJOMS 26 00 IMHIM M 00 45 24 TotilsSHI 2212 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players are required to com It includes the top 125 moneywinners all of them from last all tournament winners from this season and three special Included in that last category is an Australian Greg who must be ranked among the leading contenders for the first In his last five Norman has won finished second twice and fifth The other special invitees are Arnold Palmer and Tommy baseball ElMtlllMSMSN liisiits EMU Mull Inn 0 SM Fruciict Sutlli 5 CtolM lulus Uln SUtl 102 MM Sn Unit 102 In bfiHi Sntin IN MMtilll it In toil In let it CbnM MiMiDMriil MM il Im Nil m imn wt Minns to UN tit MHl tattlta T TUM CbiiUa 22 il NkuU Mi fmtt 221 Hut 6258041 STORES Big Warehouse Store To Serve You 330 Landa Street Super Store With Super Buys We Reserve Limit Rights Specials Good All Week March 30 SINCE 1946 STRAIGHT WHISKEY JIM BEAM OLD TAYLOR BOURBON SUPREME EVAN WILLIAMS ANCIENT AGE BROWN JACK DANIEL WELLER EZRA BROOKS EVAN WILLIAMS SCOTCH RUM SCORESBY SCOTCH CUTTY SARK JOHNNIE WALKER RED OLD SMUGGLER 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