Sport: DeMarathon

When he started to go to school at Madisonville, Ohio, Clarence DeMar found it more pleasant to dogtrot than to walk. He has been dogtrotting ever since. In 1911, when he was 23, he entered the 26-mi. Boston Marathon in which he had finished second the year before. A doctor listened to his heart, told him to drop out if he got tired, advised him to give up running afterward. Clarence DeMar won the race in record time. No one else has ever won the Boston Marathon more than twice. DeMar won...

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