Doug Bell has been running since the 1970’s and still holds several national age group records. He has three Denver Marathon victories under his belt, in 1980, 1982, and 1986, and he set his marathon personal best of 2:23:24 at the 1981 Dallas White Rock Marathon. As a Masters runner, Bell continued to excel, and was named 1991 USATF 40-44 Age Division Runner of the Year. He set Masters Records in 1992 in both the 5K (14:36) and 25K (1:21:24), as well as set the American Indoor Mile record in 2006 in 4:49:62 at age 55. He was the 2011 USATF Cross Country Masters 60-64 Age Division Winner and led his Master’s Team to the Team Championship. He started Bells Running Store in Greeley in 1986 and continues to train in his own Bells Running Group.
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