The Boston Marathon, Massachusetts (Images of Sports Series)

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Since 1897, Patriots Day in Massachusetts has been celebrated with the running of the world's most-honored road race, the Boston Marathon®. The hilly course challenges runners with well-known landmarks such as "Heartbreak Hill" and the deceptively inviting downhill treks at both the start and finish of the 26.2-mile journey. The Boston Marathon captures the colorful spirit of America's greatest race through more than 200 photographs.
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Overview


Since 1897, Patriots Day in Massachusetts has been celebrated with the running of the world's most-honored road race, the Boston Marathon®. The hilly course challenges runners with well-known landmarks such as "Heartbreak Hill" and the deceptively inviting downhill treks at both the start and finish of the 26.2-mile journey. The Boston Marathon captures the colorful spirit of America's greatest race through more than 200 photographs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738563503
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 4/6/2009
  • Series: Images of Sports Series
  • Pages: 127
  • Sales rank: 1,406,935
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Richard A. Johnson has served as curator of the Sports Museum in Boston since 1982 and is the author or coauthor of 17 books, including The Boston Bruins and The Celtics in Black and White. Robert Hamilton Johnson, an avid runner and outdoorsman, is a student at Middlebury College.
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