The Marathon Again: Running Inspired
Richard J. Cattani. Richard J. Cattani is editor of the Monitor., The Christian Science Monitor
TEN thousand runners and wheelchairers headed down the seaward marathon course from Hopkinton to Boston again April 20. Ten thousand dreams enacted before hundreds of thousands of spectators, who cheered them on, reaching out with orange slices and cups of water.
Where does the inspiration of running a marathon come from?
Not from the huffing and puffing.
Those who do not prepare with regular runs of at least half the marathon course wash out early, or straggle in.
The marathon is one course with 10,000 races.
The best prepared may not be those with the best times but those whose race plan lasts to the finish.
Again, how does the …
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Publication information: Article title: The Marathon Again: Running Inspired. Contributors: Richard J. Cattani. Richard J. Cattani is editor of the Monitor. - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: April 22, 1992. Page number: 19. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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