Dave McKenzie: the Coaster who against odds won the 1967 Boston Marathon
For some like Amby Burfoot it opens the way to a career; for some like American Bill Rodgers it means almost a new identity; for some like Stylianos Kyriakides, who carried a message from starving Greece in 1946, it confers a permanent place in history.
Cinema gold? A 'Miracle' producer decodes the art of the Olympics movie
Los Angeles Times
I've been working on a movie for a long time about Stylianos Kyriakides. He was a Greek marathoner in 1936 at the Berlin Games who had this crazy life, being in Greece [and fighting in the Resistance] during World War II and then coming to America and ...
The Story Behind the Man Who Ran 107.5km Supporting Children at Risk in Greece
The Pappas Post
On 7th May 2016, Apostolos Baranowski set out for one of the toughest marathon runs in Greece which bears the formidable reputation of a “soul-breaker”. Apostolos managed to run a grueling 107.5km non-stop from Ancient Delphi in 14 hours (!), running ...
Martin Richard's Family Embraces Boston Marathon Three Years After Bombings
At the party, they were presented an olive branch dipped in gold by the son of 1946 Boston Marathon winner Stylianos Kyriakides. The gift was a sign of peace that reflects Martin's motto. On Sunday, Bill Richard said he and his family were welcomed ...