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Francie Larrie Smith
She was selected by Runner's World magazine as, "The Most Versatile Runner of the Quarter Century."
Larrie Smith


Francie Larrieu Smith is a five time U.S. Olympic Team member. Her best Olympic finish was fifth place in the 10,000 meter event in Seoul, South Korea (1988). She was the flag bearer for the U.S. Olympic Team in Barcelona, Spain (1992). During the course of her 30 year athletic career, Francie established 36 United States records and 12 world bests in distances ranging from 1000 meters to 10,000 meters. She was selected by Runner's World magazine as, "The Most Versatile Runner of the Quarter Century." Francie is a member of the Road Runners Club of America Hall of Fame, The Texas Women's Hall of Fame, and the National Track and Field Hall of Fame.

Since 1992 Francie has served as National Honorary Chair of The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, "Race for the Cure." Also, she has served on the board of the Lance Armstrong Foundation since its inception in 1997.

Currently, Francie is studying for her Masters Degree in Sports Administration at The University of Texas at Austin. She resides in Georgetown, TX with her husband Jimmy C. Smith Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX.

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