Boston Marathon: Year-by-Year Stories of the World's Premier by Tom Derderian,Joan Benoit Samuelson,Bill Rodgers,Shalane

By Tom Derderian,Joan Benoit Samuelson,Bill Rodgers,Shalane Flanagan,Amby Burfoot

From working legend Tom Derderian comes a entire examine the most storied and celebrated athletic occasions within the kingdom, the Boston Marathon.

For greater than a hundred and ten years, the race has been considered as one of many world’s nice racing traditions. From the slender beginning line on major road, in the course of the Screams Tunnel, previous the coeds of Wellesley, and up the notorious Heartbreak Hill, Derderian chronicles the unforgettable passions, triumphs, and pitfalls of each race within the marathon’s storied heritage. The ebook additionally comprises interviews and race recaps from marathoning greats akin to invoice Rodgers, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Meb Keflezighi, Uta Pippig, Alberto Salazar, Frank Shorter, Kara Goucher, Ryan corridor, Desiree Davila, Geoffrey Mutai, Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, and dozens more.

Complete with a couple of hundred images and effects from each year, Boston Marathon belongs at the shelf of each runner.

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