Full name: Raymond Christopher "Chris" McCubbins
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: November 22, 1945 in Enid, Oklahoma, United States
Died: August 21, 2009 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Affiliations: ?, Winnipeg (CAN)
An Okie by birth, Chris McCubbins ran in college for Oklahoma State, winning the 1967 NCAA steeplechase championship, after placing fourth in that event in 1966. Later that year, he ran for the United States at the 1967 Pan American Games, winning a gold medal in the steeplechase in Winnipeg. McCubbins loved the Manitoba city and returned there in 1972, becoming a Canadian citizen in 1975, and ran for Canada at the 1976 Olympics. McCubbins switched to longer distances and cross-country, his 1975 time of 28:16.51 for 10K remaining a Manitoban record thru 2009. He competed for Canada several times at the International Cross-Country Championships, and at the inaugural Western Canada Games in 1979, won the steeplechase and 5,000 metres. McCubbins taught school in Winnipeg for over 20 years and coached track during that time at the University of Manitoba.
Personal Bests: 10000 – 28:16.51 (1975); 3000S – 8:38.2 (1967).
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