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Erwin 'Swag' Hartel


The Georgian, September 1968

Scholarship to Western Kentucky University 1969


Moved to Louisville, Kentucky in 1977 to pursue a career as a professional runner.

Top left in this photo:

Owns Swags Sport Shoes, Louisville's largest specialty running and athletic shoe store.

See Business First newspaper article.

Swag Hartell Leads 1983 Mini Marathon

Jewish Sports Medicine Healthy Lifestyles Mini Marathon Training Program Shoe Selection 2010

Kentucky Running Legend To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame 2017

Iroquois Hill Runners Thanksgiving Day Run 40th Anniversary, 28 November 2019

Allie Interviews Swag October 2021