Monday, April 18, 2016

First Boston Marathon 1897

 J.J. McDermott won the first Boston Marathonin in record time. The 25 mile marathon was finished in 2 hours and 55 minutes. Presently, in 2016 there is mention of some day running the 26 miles in under 2 hours. On Sunday morning in Berlin in 2014, Dennis Kimetto traveled 26.2 miles through Berlin’s streets in two hours, two minutes, and 57 seconds. He has set the world record to date.