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The Sports Archives – Five of the Most Popular Marathons in the World

Popularity in marathons derives itself from several different factors.  First, there is the size and toughness of the crowd of participants.  Sheer numbers alone do not make the marathon popular but the respect it earns.  The most popular marathons in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives Greatest Moments – Boston Marathon Hall of Shame

One of the greatest moments in sports archives history was a not-so great moment that occurred during the 1980 Boston Marathon. Take a second and visualize a runner emerging from a crowd of people standing on the sidelines about a … Continue reading

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