Leader of the Pack

Bloom, Marc
August 2006
Runner's World;Aug2006, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p27
The article features coach Bill Sumner of Newport Beach, California. One of eight children, Sumner grew up in a gang neighborhood in the Baldwin Park area of Los Angeles. Sumner coaches the nationally ranked Corona del Mar High School boys and girls track and cross-country squads, and supervises a kids' running program with 1,000 youngsters that is part of the Orange County Marathon, of which he is also the race director.


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