Melbourne Sports Books

Showdown at Shepherd's Bush

The 1908 Olympic Marathon and the Three Runners Who Launched a Sporting Craze. By David Davis. Documents the 1908 Olympic marathon that featured three popular runners from America, Italy, and Canada, looking at their disparate backgrounds, the race's bitterly contested outcome, and how it sparked modern enthusiasm for marathon running. Hardcover book. Published 2012.


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