Grete Waitz

The legendary Norwegian runner became the face of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000058" title="New York City Marathon" href="/topic/sports/new-york-city-marathon-EVSPR000058.topic">New York City Marathon</a>, winning the race nine times. She also set four marathon world records. She was 57. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-grete-waitz-20110420,0,4622101.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a><br>
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<a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-2010notables-gallery,0,7041480.photogallery"><span class="center_label">Notable deaths of 2010</span></a>

( Roald Berit / AFP/Getty Images / March 13, 2014 )

The legendary Norwegian runner became the face of the New York City Marathon, winning the race nine times. She also set four marathon world records. She was 57. Full obituary

Notable deaths of 2010

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