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On This Day in History | 1969

May 17, 2019
Ogden Missouri

Ogden leads the famous Jim Ryun on the track in this photo circa 1967

On this day 50 years ago, Glenn Ogden ’65 won the three mile title at the Big 8 Conference Championship, held in Ames, IA. The former Brooker defended his 1968 crown in a time of 13:57.6 to help Missouri finish runner-up at the meet to Jim Ryun’s Kansas squad.

Ogden was the second Brooker to win gold for Mizzou in the three mile, joining Robin Lingle ’60 who ran 14:26.9 for the 1964 crown.



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