Title Sponsors of Chicago Marathon

Title Sponsors of Chicago Marathon
I have decided to dig into the history of my 1st Marathon and share a brief timeline of its Title Sponsors. Since September 23, 1905, the Chicago Marathon, organized first by the Illinois Athletic Club (1905-1909), then sponsored by the Chicago Daily News after 1910 was held annually, with significant community and spectator support, until the early 1920s. The "modern era" first marathon...
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Atlanta Running Trails: Noonday Creek Trail

Atlanta Running Trails: Noonday Creek Trail
Half Horse Half Man is glad to present its new project - Atlanta Running Trails, where we will review running trails in Metro Atlanta Area. The opening post provides the details of the Noonday Creek Trail, located in the COBB County, Georgia (North Metro Atlanta Area). The Noonday Creek Trail is seven-mile (11.2 km) continuation of the Mountain River Trail, which ends at Kennesaw Mountain Natio...
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The List of 50+ Greatest World Marathons

The List of 50+ Greatest World Marathons
The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometers or 26.2 miles (26 miles and 385 yards), usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides. The legend states that he was sent from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens to announce that the Persians had been defeated in the Battle of M...
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