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New York City's 5-Borough Marathon Reaches Milestone 40th Anniversary

Forty years ago, the world's top two marathon runners were each handed an envelope with a check in it for $3,000 - secret rewards for helping raise the profile of the very first five-borough New York City Marathon. "It was an instant hit, a 'Wow!'" says George Hirsch, chairman of the board of the New York Road Runners club that on Sunday hosts the 2016 race. What is now the world's largest marathon began in 1970 when 126 men and one woman circled Central Park....

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