Sport: Boston Marathon

By noon last Monday — Marathon Day — the crowds had begun to form along Boston's Exeter Street, to perch on window ledges. After lunch the windows filled up and eyes turned down the street to catch the first glimpse of what would presently appear — a runner, his face set, his eyes unseeing, pacing down the hot pavement toward the tape in front of the Athletic Association. Would it be Clarence De Mar, 42-year-old school teacher, who has won seven times in 20 years? Would it be Karl Koski, the iron-legged Finn, or...

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