Kenny Moore Death A Legendary U.S. Track Athlete Has Died At 78

Kenny Moore Death:- he died on 4th May 2022 at the age of 78. Two-time Olympic distance runner and renowned writer Kenny Moore died Wednesday at his home in Kailua, Hawaii. He was 78 years old.

Moore, an All-American track runner from the University of Oregon, finished 14th in the 1968 Olympic marathon for the United States and fourth in 1972.

Kenny Moore Death A Legendary U.S. Track Athlete Has Died At 78

He then covered athletics for Sports Illustrated for 25 years. Moore also wrote Bowerman and the Oregon Mena biography of Bill Bowerman, Oregon coach and co-founder of Nike, and the screenplay of the Without limits film about Oregon runner Steve Prefontaine.

The Oregon Athletics Twitter page expressed condolences following Moore’s passing.

“We are deeply saddened by today’s news of the passing of UO distance great Kenny Moore. Among his contributions to athletics was an Olympian, UO All-American, journalist, and screenwriter. Our thoughts and our condolences to his family and friends. We will miss you, Kenny.”

Kenny Moore Death

Former college teammate Bob Williams recalled Moore’s tenacity at The Oregonianit’s Ken Goe.

“He tried to teach me a level of toughness that I had never experienced,” Williams said. “He wanted me to be as tough as possible. When we were done, he said, ‘That will help.’ Moore’s wife, Connie Johnston Moore, wrote that he was “already quite aloof and peaceful” before his breathing stopped in the morning.

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