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Plaque15 Mar 2021

Grete Waitz

Grete Waitz was a female running pioneer.

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Plaque01 Mar 2021

Percy Cerutty

Percy Cerutty, born 10 January 1895 in Prahran, Victoria and died 14 August 1975 in Portsea, Victoria, Australia, was a pioneering track and field athletics coach.

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Plaque02 Oct 2020

Fukuoka International Open Marathon Championship

The Fukuoka International Open Marathon Championship, today a World Athletics Gold Label Road Race was founded in 1947

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Plaque02 Oct 2020

Košice Peace Marathon

In the summer of 1924 Vojtech Braun Bukovský went to see the Olympic Games in Paris.

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Plaque02 Oct 2020

Giro Podistico di Castelbuono

This annual race takes place in Castelbuono, Sicily on 26 July, St. Anne’s Day, who is the patron saint of the town.

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Plaque02 Oct 2020

Bechovice 10k

The race from Běchovice to Prague is the oldest uninterrupted footrace in Europe. 120 years of its existence were not interrupted by two world wars. The Běchovice to Prague race is a real gem of the history of Czech athletics.

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Plaque02 Oct 2020

YMCA Turkey Trot

In 1896, Henry A. Allison was among six runners competing in what was originally a five mile cross country race that stretched along routes that have long since been reconstructed in the downtown Buffalo, New York area.

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Plaque02 Oct 2020

Around the Bay Road Race

The Around the Bay Road Race, first raced in 1894, contested over a 30km distance, holds the distinction of being the oldest long-distance race in North America.

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Plaque20 Nov 2019

Millrose Games and Wanamaker Mile

Founded in 1908, the Millrose Games is the world’s oldest indoor track and field meeting.

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Plaque20 Nov 2019

Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe

For over 30 years the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe has attracted world and Olympic champions at the start of each year.

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Plaque20 Nov 2019

Emsley Carr Mile

The race was inaugurated in 1953 by Sir William Carr in memory of his father Sir Emsley Carr, a former editor of the News of the World.

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Plaque20 Nov 2019

Prefontaine Classic & Bowerman Mile

Beginning in 1973, as a Hayward Restoration meeting, two years later the meet was founded and due to be renamed the "Bowerman Classic" in honour University of Oregon track coach Bill Bowerman

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