ZUMA client is looking for images from specific marathon events:
– 1904 – On New Year’s Day, runners in the U.K. ran from Morpeth to Newcastle, a
distance of 13.6 miles.
– 1911 – The Evening Mail Modified Marathon, a 12-mile run from Fordham in the Bronx to City Hall in Manhattan.
– Louis Tewanima, a Hopi Indian who represented the U.S. in the 10,000 m in the Olympics.
– 1938 – The earliest record of a 13.1-mile road race. The Bolivarian Games in Bogotá, Colombia, included a half-marathon, won by Colombian Jorge Nova.
– 1953 – The unofficial South American championships in Santiago, Chile, included a
half-marathon, won by Reinaldo Gorno of Argentina.
– 1956 – The Fontana Days Half-Marathon debuts in California, the longest running half-marathon in the United States.
– 1971 – Kathy Gobbons wins a 13.1-mile road race in Phoenix.
– 1992 – The first World Half-Marathon Championships is held in South Shields,England. Kenya’s Benson Masya and Scotland’s Liz McColgan take gold.
– 1993 – Moses Tanui of Kenya runs 59:47 in Milan, becoming the first runner to break an hour in the half-marathon
– 2004 – The first women’s half-marathon debuts with the launch of the Nike Women’s Marathon.
– 2007 – In her debut at the distance, Kara Goucher ran 1:06:57 at the Great North Run in England, famously beating Britain’s top distance runner, Paula Radcliffe, on her home turf. The downhill course disqualifies the time as an official American record.
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