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August 6, 2014 12:00 AM

Dick Forbis: ‘the wizard behind the curtain’

When hundreds, sometimes thousands of runners head out on a road race – and more importantly, as they finish – Dick Forbis is hidden inside his Cardinal Race Services trailer, or sitting under a tent banging away at his laptop, or scurrying around beneath the wide brim of his straw cowboy hat, wielding an electronic stopwatch like a six-shooter.

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