Full name: Craig Steven Virgin
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: August 2, 1955 in Belleville, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Front Runner Racing Team
Country: United States
Craig Virgin competed in two Olympics, and made the 1980 Olympic team, but he is best known for his cross-country exploits. He competed eight times for the US at the International Cross-Country in won the race in 1980-81, the first American to win that race. He won four national championships in cross-country and three TAC title on the track in the 10K â 1978-79 and 1982. He was runner-up in the NCAA 10K in 1976-77, competing for Illinois. He also won the Peachtree Road Race from 1979-81.
Personal Bests: 1500 â 3:45.7 (1979); Mile â 4:02.8 (1976); 2 miles â 8:22.0 (1978); 5000 â 13:19.1 (1980); 10000 â 27:29.16 (1980); Mar â 2-10:26 (1981); 3000S â 8:52.1 (1978).
|1976 Summer||20||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres||United States||USA||6 h2 r1/2|
|1984 Summer||28||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres||United States||USA||9 h1 r1/2|
|1976 Summer||20||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Two||6||28:30.22|
|1984 Summer||28||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat One||9||28:37.58|