Sport: Ray

It is 26 miles, 385 yards from the doorstep of the New York Athletic Club, Manhattan, to the City Hall in Long Beach, Long Island. The road lies through the city and over a bridge and through a suburban district crowded with automobiles, trucks, delivery wagons, boys on bicycles, people walking, busses, trolley-cars, and traffic cops. Last week 30 marathoners ran a race along this road and Joie Ray won it. His time was within two minutes of the Olympic record for 26 miles made on a course that had no traffic on it at all.

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