Default profile picture

Bill Bowerman's Death

Born (Birthday) February 19, 1911

Death Date December 24, 1999

Age of Death 88 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Entrepreneur

The entrepreneur Bill Bowerman died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Made the University of Oregon a premier destination for aspiring pro runners. He touched off the jogging craze in the United States and co-founded Nike.

He had two daughters and three sons with his wife Barbara Young Bowerman.



“The magic is in the man, not the 100 miles.” (Bill Bowerman)


“A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils. But while runners differ, basic principles never change. So it’s a matter of fitting your current practices to fit the event and the individual. See, what’s good for you might not be worth a darn for the next guy.” (Bill Bowerman)