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Plaque21 Jul 2021

Lina Radke

The inaugural women’s Olympic 800m champion in 1928.

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Plaque21 Jul 2021

Jim Thorpe

The pentathlon and decathlon champion at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm.

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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

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

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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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

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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Plaque20 Nov 2019

Memorial Van Damme

At the 1976 European Indoor Championships in Munich, Belgian Ivo Van Damme took the 1500m gold medal.

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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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