Marathon 4 Saving Lives

Marathon 4 Saving Lives

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Marathon 4 Saving Lives

The first London Marathon, held in 1981. Runners are pictured here at the two-mile mark at the back of Greenwich Park. (Chris Cole/S&G and Barratts/EMPICS Sport). Contrary to the popular belief that it has its antecedents in the Classical World, the marathon is actually a comparatively modern invention.

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