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Famed GBTC coach Bill Squires dead at 89

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Former legendary Greater Boston Track Club coach Billy Squires of Arlington passed away on Friday at the age of 89.
Squires was an All-State and New England cross country champion at Arlington High School and moved on to Notre Dame, where he set the school record in the mile that lasted 20 years. Squires was a two-time All American in cross country for the Irish.
Squires gained international fame with the GBTC during the running boom of the 1970s, coaching such road racing greats as Bill Rodgers, Greg Meyer and Randy Thomas. Squires' runners won six Boston Marathons, five New York...
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