Inspired by the success of the first modern marathon at the 1896 Olympic games, the Boston Athletic Association decided to stage their own race in April of 1897. Here’s how it went, and the winning time.
In 1976, Bruce Jenner won the Olympic gold medal and the wildest cheers of the track-and-field competition. And his wife Chrystie was right there.
Everybody’s doing it. Swingers, congressmen, housewives, businessmen, engaged couples, secretaries and kids. They’re all out there jogging.
What were the hottest shoes for men from the 1983 JC Penney catalog? Guys were swapping traditional shoes for either running shoes or casual shoes with the lightweight and cushiony comfort of a running shoe.
Marathon craze just a revival, say old-timers like Lantry Long distance and go-as-you-please races were all the rage in the early eighties Ex-Fire Commissioner won