Steve Spence

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Steve Spence
Medal record
Representing  United States
Men’s athletics
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Tokyo Marathon

Steve Spence (born May 9, 1962 in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania) is a United States long-distance runner and coach. Among his accomplishments, he took a bronze medal at the 1991 World Championships in Athletics. He graduated from Lower Dauphin High School in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, where he ran track. He then attended Shippensburg University, where he won numerous NCAA Division Two national titles in the 5000m run. Spence is now the head cross country coach and assistant track coach at Shippensburg University.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 3rd Marathon 2:15:36
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 12th Marathon 2:15:21