Who Won the 1924
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Everyone has a story to tell

Point Pleasant Register
Howard's first-cousin was Clarence DeMar—who had a gift and a gait for running, chasing jack rabbits down the Madeira hills on his way to school. Clarence never stopped running, even to work as an adult. Someone suggested he enter the Boston Marathon ...

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Four short stories of American endurance

The Bakersfield Californian
But the true greatness of Clarence DeMar was in the future, not the past — for he never quit running, running on forever, as it were, for the sheer fun and challenge of competing. He ran his last Boston Marathon at age 65 and his last road race at age ...

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Documentary 'Boston' Brings Historical Events From Past Marathons To Life

CBS Boston / WBZ
BOSTON (CBS) – The documentary “Boston” captured the history of the Boston Marathon in less than two hours and the director has worked to provide as many factual events as possible. “A lot of people know of the Boston Marathon. It's a legendary event.



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The 12 Most Important Boston Marathons

Runner's World
At almost 42, Clarence DeMar won his seventh—a feat not likely to be matched. With his multiple victories spanning the years 1911 to 1930, he largely erased the belief that marathon running was a young man's folly likely to wear out the human heart ...


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