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Best American runners ever

From Lee Evans to Edwin Moses, here are our top 10 greatest American runners ever.

Originally Published: July 19, 2004
By Jeff Merron | Page 2

On Sunday, the final day of the 2004 Olympic Trials, three men emerged as long-shot candidates to be among the all-time greatest U.S. runners.

Eventually.

Perhaps.

(Notice all the qualifying terms?)

Training partners Shawn Crawford and Justin Gatlin each have a great chance to win gold in the 100 and 200 meters. One could get lucky and complete the double and pick up another gold in the 4 x 100. That would be something.

And then there's Alan Webb, who ...

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