Joan Benoit-Samuelson doesn’t forget Bellin Run Welcome! › Forums › Running Forum › Joan Benoit-Samuelson doesn’t forget Bellin Run This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Ryan 11 years, 12 months ago. Author Posts May 31, 2006 at 9:39 pm #5244 RyanKeymaster During a running career that spans more than three decades, Joan Samuelson has competed in — and won — events with much higher profiles than the Bellin Run. But Samuelson, winner of the first Olympic women's marathon in 1984 and a two-time Boston Marathon champion, says the Bellin played a significant role in her rise to prominence. Green Bay Press-Gazette article Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.