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1.
One of the fastest American distance runners, tragically died at the age of 25 in 1975. He was sure to be a favorite at the 1976 Olympic games.
Prefontaine is my hero.
by Tim September 30, 2003
 
2.
Steve Prefontaine was an outstanding long distance runner. Born on January 25, 1951 in Coos Bay, Oregon. Pre went to Marshfield High School, then in 1969, made the AAU international team. He then entered University of Oregon. Pre ran in NCAA cross-country meets and also in the Munich Olympics. Pre set American records in 2 mile, 3 mile, 6 mile, 2000 meters, 5000 meters, and 10,000 meters. Pre died in a car accident on May 30th, 1975 at the age of 24. Pre was later elected to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame.

Steve Prefontaines PR's
1 mile- 3:54.6
2 miles- 8:18.4
3 miles- 12:51.4
6 miles- 26:51.4
2000 meters- 5:01.4
3000 meters- 7:42.6
5000 meters- 13:22.2
10000 meters- 27:43.6
I loved watching Prefontaine in the movie Without Limits.

Why the hell did you run here so fast? Who do you think you are?? Prefontaine?
by brek June 29, 2005
 
3.
steve prefontaine is god
Steve Prefontaine was so awesome he was a god
by x December 05, 2004
 
4.
(adj) Ended "before its time had come."
-Did you hear The O.C. was canceled?
-Yeah, I wasn't expecting such a prefontaine season!
by Shawndo March 21, 2008
 
5.
Soemtimes referred to as "runner runner" in poker. This occurs when you have the other player dominated, and he draws out the turn and the river to beat you.
My pocket Aces were good, until some donkey called me with 74 of spades, and caught a spade on the flop, a spade on the turn, and a spade on the river. Big surprise I got prefontained again.
by FrankieY January 11, 2008
 
6.
one of the fastest distance runners alive.
that kid wishes he was like prefontaine.
by im jealous April 30, 2005
 
7.
located about 4 " below a womans navel and the mons veneris, usually close shaven or waxed, ( where one would normally expet to see the pubis
She had a 5 o'clok shadow on her prefonatine
by the jammer August 09, 2003