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Sun Valley run renamed for Schwarzenegger

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Idaho's Sun Valley Resort is renaming a ski run "Arnold's Run" after muscleman and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who owns a home nearby. Previously, the short mogul field carried the less-than-manly moniker, Flying Maid.

Until now, the only runs named for people have gone to three of Sun Valley's Olympic medalists; Gretchen Fraser, Christin Cooper and Picabo Street; and former resort owner Bill Janss.

Schwarzenegger, the 54-year-old star of such films as 1987's "The Running Man," has led the Christmas Eve torchlight parade down the mountain for several years. But besides that, it's a mystery how the name change came about.

"All I know is that Wally told me to do it," said Sun Valley Marketing Director Jack Sibbach, referring to resort General Manager Wally Huffman. "Why they didn't call it 'The Terminator,' I don't know. People may forget who Arnold is one of these days, but they'll always know 'The Terminator."'

The central Idaho ski resort will begin opening its ski lifts on Friday.