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The Boston Marathon, 'way back when (Read 413 times)

    This 1968 article is long, but entertaining on multiple levels.

    Well at least someone here is making relevance to the subject.


    A Sweetheart

      the characters: college freshmen groaning along as a part of their fraternity hazing; fat men who look as though they might have trouble climbing a flight of steps; saloon braggarts trying to win a bet; and, of course, women, who trot along as unofficial entrants, denied numbers for their chests. All of these poseurs, few of whom come close to finishing the race,

      I want to do it because I want to do it.  -Amelia Earhart

        "I'm not o'poozed t' women's athletics," says Jock

         

        He just didn't like bandits.  And poseurs.

        Well at least someone here is making relevance to the subject.


        Interval Junkie --Nobby

          The amateur rules here say a woman can't run more th'n a mile and a half. I'm in favor of makin' their races longer, but they doon't belong with men.

           

          I completely agree . . .  because I'm tired of getting passed by them!

          2014 Goals:  sub-3 Marathon 

          Current Status 08/28: Slowly working back up from a pelvic stress fracture.  4mil distance PR w00t!