Archive | October 10, 2017

The Yorkshire-born Olympic marathon men who ran for Canada

The most famous Olympic marathon of all is that of 1908 in London, in which the Italian, Dorando Pietri, was disqualified after passing the finishing-line and victory went instead to Johnny Hayes, of the USA. Another feature of this race was the failure of the large contingent of British runners, of whom the best was […]

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