Sport: Brave Victory

To most Bostonians, Massachusetts' legal holiday on April 19 is better known as the day of The Marathon than the anniversary of the first battle of the Revolutionary War. For parents who have to stand on a curbstone for hours so that their saucer-eyed brood may catch a glimpse of the first gaunt & gasping runner plodding along Commonwealth Avenue, and for motorists who are forced to detour all around town, the Marathon is a notorious nuisance. But for chronic gawps, students of foot racing and officials of the Boston Athletic Association (who...

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