Lots of running history occurred on the streets of Ashland. Click link for Boston Globe coverage of the first "American Marathon" in 1897...
1912 Marathon starting field.
Metcalf's Mill, circa 1900.
Ashland History on Canvas...
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Ashland artist Cliff Wilson, a great friend of the race, has among his many works some fine portraits of Ashland's running history from Metcalf's Mill to 2012 race. Click link below to peruse his great collection:
Field charges up Main Street in 1899.
Metcalf's Mill, circa 1900
1906 starting field, High Street bridge.