Sport: Boston Marathon

Last week's running of the Boston Marathon—26 mi. over New England hills from Tebeau's Farm at Hopkinton, Mass., to the clubhouse of the Boston Athletic Association—was the 36th. It was the 14th for 44-year-old Clarence De Mar, a school-teacher of Keene, N. H.

Last week Teacher De Mar had a special inducement: first U. S. runner and first Finn to finish would qualify for their respective Olympic teams. The field of 220 started with a strong wind behind them. De Mar kept his usual pace, well behind the leaders. They were three seasoned Finns, Willie...

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