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Jim Peters Deserves More Credit | Track and Field History

I want to discuss a man who is largely not remembered a whole lot and certainly, many of today’s younger runners probably haven’t heard of him. He was an extremely important person in the history of long-distance running and marathoning. I’m talking about the British marathoner from the early 50s, Jim Peters. He did more to change the marathon than anyone before him or since him.

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