October, 2013

Oct 13

Marathon serves as melting pot

In New York city, long distance running is far from lonely among immigrants. On a fog filled Sunday in the Central Park, a bunch of runners lurked near end line of a half marathon, narrating their efforts in Spanish language. They had ended the 13.1 mile run course before several contestants reached the halfway mark.

A forty one year old New Yorker from Ecuador Julio Sauce seized a glass plaque that he earned for ending 1st in his group. After averaging better than 6 minutes in 1 mile on hilly course, Sauce told that he was very tired. Continue reading →

Oct 13

Sports Book Review: The Olympic Marathon by David Martin, Roger Gynn

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