LORE OF THE BOSTON MARATHON HILLS

As we continue with the week-long Virtual Boston Marathon 2020, we return to the dusty bins of the Runners Digest Radio show archives. Today, we dig up memories of the infamous series of hills that make up the signature stretch of the world’s oldest marathon, the hills along Commonwealth Avenue in Newton from miles 17 to 21, culminating with Heartbreak Hill.

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Westerly, Rhode Island’s Ellison “Tarzan” Brown, two-time Boston Marathon champion

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