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Decker Slaney coming to Ojai to work with budding track stars

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Mary Decker Slaney, one of the most accomplished distance runners ever, will be at the Nordhoff track Saturday to work with area youth.

Ted Cotti, Ojai Valley News correspondent

From 1972, when she first gained fame, at 14, by winning the 800 meters at a USA-versus-USSR dual meet, to 1996 when she qualified for her fourth Olympic team at 37, Mary Decker Slaney was the face of American track and field.

Decker Slaney will bring her experience to Ojai Friday and Saturday



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