Who Won the 1977
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Jerome Drayton (Canada)


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1977 Boston Marathon Winner Jerome Drayton News

Cam Levins 'thankful' for return to running, will make half-marathon debut in Toronto

Toronto Star
Levins said he'd always planned on attempting a marathon, and Jerome Drayton's 42-year-old Canadian record — the oldest on the books — is certainly appealing. “I would love it,” Levins said. “It just depends on what sort of shape I'm in going into it ...

1977 Boston Marathon Winner Jerome Drayton News

Evan Dunfee will walk Goodlife Victoria Marathon faster than most will run it

Times Colonist
Another Olympian in the field is Reid Coolsaet, whose 2:10:28 clocking in 2015 at Berlin is the second-fastest marathon time in Canadian history, behind Olympian Jerome Drayton's stubbornly elusive 2:10:09 from 1975. Coolsaet, who was 27th in the 2012 ...

1977 Boston Marathon Winner Jerome Drayton News

Ready, set, run: GoodLife Victoria Marathon takes off Sunday

Times Colonist
“It's one of the reasons the Canadian marathon record [2:10:09 set by Olympian Jerome Drayton in 1975] has not been broken and has stood for more than four decades,” Reid said. The final chance to register for the Victoria event is today from 9 a.m. to ...

1977 Boston Marathon Winner Jerome Drayton News

Historic London, Ont. road race celebrates 50 years

Canadian Running Magazine (blog)
... a 12 miler (~19K). For many years, it featured some of the greatest distance runners of all time including Canadian marathon record holder Jerome Drayton, Olympic gold medalist Frank Shorter, “Boston” Bill Rodgers and many other world-class athletes.

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