Much like the modern Boston Marathon, at its beginnings, the fledgling “American Marathon” was a race for the common man.During The Ashland Era, the race’s first 27 years (1897-1923), fields averaged just over 70 starters: plumbers, waiters, blacksmiths, shipping clerks, carpenters, stevedores, farmers, postmen, cops, printers and bricklayers all took a break from their tough everyday grind to gather in Ashland and test their mettle.
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