Bob Kennedy, the standard for American distance runners for more than a decade, announced his retirement this week:
So Kennedy, a two-time Olympian who was America's dominant distance runner for a decade, on Friday announced his retirement from racing.
Kennedy, 35, said he would concentrate on his business ventures and support the candidacy of his wife, Melina Kennedy, who is running for Marion County prosecutor. The Kennedys became parents of twins, Marcus and Sophia, on Jan. 11, 2005.
"I made a great living, traveled the world and met special people because I ran in circles quickly. And that's lucky."