26 Miles to Boston: A Guide to the World's Most Famous Marathon

26 Miles to Boston: A Guide to the World's Most Famous Marathon

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Overview

26 MILES TO BOSTON slips squarely into the running shoes and minds of the athletes as they traverse the 26-mile, 385-yard course of America's most venerated long-distance race.
From suburban Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the center of metropolitan Boston, here are the mile-by-mile sights and sounds experienced by the runners. Interwoven throughout is the colorful history of the men and women of manifold skills who have competed in this preeminent event over the span of more than a century.
Profusely illustrated with photographs and maps, 26 MILES TO BOSTON is a book for anyone who's ever wondered what it might be like to run the Boston Marathon.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493046393
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/25/2020
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 262,936
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

MICHAEL CONNELLY competed in the 1996 Boston marathon on the race's centennial anniversary and crossed the finish line experiencing "immeasurable joy, satisfaction, and pain." An executive with a Boston area bank, he lives with his family in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.

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