Boston Marathon Timeline

Key events in Marathon history and modern year-by-year results (Source: The Boston Globe) 1897:The first marathon 1900: The first international presence 1901: Scandal, legalized betting and first-ever marathon photos 1907: Course changes & Heartbreak Hill 1916: First Bostonian wins 1918: Marathon cancelled; relay race instead 1920: Boston Classic Chosen as Olympic Marathon Trials…

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