Sport: Miles on Miles

Last November one Tomas Zafiro, Tarahumara Indian, startled the athletic world by running from Pachuca, Mexico, to Mexico City, a distance of 100 kilometres, in 9 hr. 37 min. (TIME, Nov. 22). Last week he went after his own record; covered the 62½ mi. (approx.) in the almost incredible time of 7 hr. 35 min. Mexican sportsmen are preparing a petition to have this super-event included in the next Olympic Games.

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