Sport: Marathons

Start. In Manhattan grizzled Publisher Bernarr Macfadden, 66, and 46 other entrants in a race he sponsored, set out to walk to Dansville, N. Y. (325 mi.) nourished only by cracked wheat, brown sugar, cream and raisins. Among the contestants were: two grandmothers, from Houston and Detroit; one Irving Malman, 28, whose mother had him stopped by police when the race had gone two miles; a 69-year-old Memphis lumberman named Frank May, who bet a friend $3,000 he would finish the walk. The friend accompanied the race in a car pulling May's automobile...

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