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"Prefontaine" is a 1997 American biographical film chronicling the life of the American long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine and his death at age 24. Jared Leto plays the title character and R. Lee Ermey plays Bill Bowerman. The film was written by Steve James and Eugene Corr, and directed by James. Prefontaine tells the story from the point of view of Bill Dellinger, played by Ed O'Neill, the assistant coach who was with him day-to-day, and Nancy Alleman, the runner's girlfriend at the time of his death.


Prefontaine a.k.a. Préfontaine is a metro station on the Green Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system operated by the Société de transport de Montréal. It is in the district of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve in the borough of Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It opened on June 6, 1976, as part of the extension of the Green Line to Honoré-Beaugrand.

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Google previewSeeing Things (2007)

by Jana Richards

Prefontaine is a dangerous man. If you get to ...

Google previewThe Unitarian Universalist Poets (1996)

A Contemporary American Survey by Jennifer Bosveld

63,70,76,78 Joan Wolf Prefontaine is a hymn text writer as well as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Films (2010)

by K Edgington, Thomas Erskine, James M. Welsh

CAST: Billy Crudup (Steve Prefontaine), Donald Sutherland (Bill Bowerman), Monica Potter (Mary Marckx), jeremy Sisto (Frank Shorter), Matthew Lillard (Roscoe Devine) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Literature in Canada (2002)

by William H. New

The founders, particularly Prefontaine, esteemed Parisian arts and culture and sought to bring the sophistication of French modernism to Quebec culture. In the process, they held that artistic form was more important than content or subject ...

Google previewAmerican Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History by Gina Misiroglu

The legendary runner Steve Prefontaine and Nike (the sportswear company) cofounders Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight are credited with launching the modern running movement there. Eugene also is known as the home of the University of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement (2011)

by Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans

Stéphane Prefontaine (lit flame concurrently) (CAN) Sandra Henderson (lit flame concurrently) (CAN) 1980 Sergey Belov (URS) 1984 Rafer ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Meat Sciences (2004)

by Carrick Devine, M. Dikeman

Prefontaine ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of American and Canadian Naturalists and Environmentalists (1997)

by Keir Brooks Sterling

Prefontaine, Georges. "Le developpement des connaissances scientifiques sur les pech- eries maritimes et interieures de Test du Canada." Actualite economique 2.3 (1946). David K. Cairns FOTHERGILL, CHARLES. Born York, England, 23 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Track and Field (2012)

by Peter Matthews


Google previewEncyclopedia of Native American Music of North America (2013)

by Elaine Keillor, Tim Archambault, John M. H. Kelly

See also Ho-Chunk WinnipegÊs Most (Billy Pierson, Charlie Fettah, Jamie Prefontaine) [Anishinaabe/Métis], 318, 358 Winter ...

Google previewRaymer's Dictionary of Greater Seattle (1913)

An Encyclopedic-dictionary of the State of Washington, U. S. A., in General, and the City of Seattle in Particular

Prefontaine Bldg. — Yesler & 4th. Public Market — Pike & Pike PI. Pythian Bldg.— 1431 1st. Ranke Bldg. — 420 Pike. Scottish Rite Cathedral — Broadway & Harvard. Seattle Athletic Club Bldg.— 4th & Cherry.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Film Themes, Settings and Series (2000)

by Richard B. Armstrong, Mary Willems Armstrong

Gail Devers Story, Prefontaine (Steve Prefontaine), Without Limits (Prefontaine again), and Endurance (Haile Gebrsellasie). Fictional features about Olympic runners include The Loneliest Runner, The Games, Goldengirl, and Personal Best.

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Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it. (Steve Prefontaine)
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Scrabble value of P3R1E1F4O1N1T1A1I1N1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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