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World Famous Athlete Returns to Ozarks for Weekend Event

Springfield, MO: A world famous athlete with roots right here in The Ozarks is back in town to host an event this weekend. John Howard is an Olympian, A former world record holder and an Ironman Champ.

He joined Ozarks Today to talk about his support for scouting and the Highline Run for Scouting. The Highline Run for Scouting is tomorrow morning (Saturday, March 30, 2013 8:00am). You can choose between a 5k and the half-marathon. It takes place on the Frisco Highline Trail. You can call 881-5529

Here's a small piece of John's resume from his website:

**Won the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon (1981)

**Set the bicycle speed record of 152.2 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats. (1985)

**Won the USA Cycling Elite level Road Championships four times (1968, 1972, 1973, 1975)

**Spent 10 years on the US National Cycling Team Ridden on the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Olympic Teams

You can meet John and Ned Reynolds at the Highline Run for Scouting Saturday morning. 

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