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That Was Then

In the ’60s and ’70s, racing was most prevalent among a fairly homogenous group of men, often Caucasian and former collegiate athletes and club runners, looking to test their legs against the elite athletes of the day. Even in 1980, men represented 90 percent of the finishers in U.S. marathons.

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