Fred Lebow

Fred Lebow

Birth
Arad, Romania
Death 9 Oct 1994 (aged 62)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot 26-8-G-I-7-14 CHEV AHAV GERIM MACHZIKE
Memorial ID 7318045 · View Source
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Marathon Runner. Born Fischel Leibowitz, in June 1932, in Transylvania, Romania, he directed the growth of the New York City Marathon and served as Chairman of the New York Road Runners Club. He founded many major road races, including the Fifth Avenue Mile and the Advil Mini Marathon. In 1970 he directed the first New York City Marathon, and by 1972 the New York Road Runners club had 200 members. In July 1994 he was honored by being picked to be honored as a member of the Hall of Fame, by special vote. Lebow had a total of 69 marathons in over 30 countries, and served as the President of the New York Runners Club for 20 years before being promoted to Chairman in 1993.

Bio by: Peterborough K


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 31 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7318045
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fred Lebow (6 Jun 1932–9 Oct 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7318045, citing Mount Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .