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IF YOU THINK IT'S DIFFICULT TO WIN A MARATHON, JUST TRY FINISHING LAST
Barry Lee Weisberg
October 26, 1981
Winning the New York City Marathon is easy. Bill Rodgers has done it four times and Grete Waitz three. No one, however, has been durable or quite savvy enough to finish last even twice. I know, because I've tried.
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October 26, 1981

If You Think It's Difficult To Win A Marathon, Just Try Finishing Last

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A few days after the last clipping was pasted into place, thieves slashed their way into my 1972 convertible and removed my radio and all of the contents of the car—including my marathon scrap-book. Now I'm sure that I was the biggest loser running in the 1980 New York City Marathon.

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