N.J. running icon Tom Fleming remembered as committed, passionate mentor and coach

Hall of Fame marathon runner Tom Fleming, a two-time winner of the New York City Marathon, was as accomplished as anyone in the sport but always knew there was room for improvement.

That philosophy became the foundation for Fleming’s passion as an athlete and lifelong commitment to coaching, sharing his knowledge with generations of student-athletes.

As news continues to spread that Fleming, 65, suffered a fatal heart attack Wednesday evening while coaching Montclair Kimberley during a three-team meet in Verona, those close to Fleming remember him as a man of the sport.

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Source: NJ.com Bergen

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