Boston Marathon: the history of the world's premier running event

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Human Kinetics Publishers, 1994 - Sports & Recreation - 606 pages
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The first complete history of the world's oldest and most celebrated marathon. Derderian takes readers on a tour of the Boston Marathon from 1897 through 1993 and tells about the people who shaped each race, how they trained, the problems they encountered, and the results from each year. Over 100 illus.

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Not only a great reference for the first 100 years but also a reflection on the passion, complexity, and goodwill of the event. Read it before my first running there. Read full review


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