Olympic 5,000 Meter Final - Emil Zátopek Runs His Greatest
legendary Czech Locomotive demonstrates his incredible will to overcome
any obstacle in this classic footage from the 1952 Helsinki Olympic
shows the bell lap of the race. To set the scene, Zátopek
has just surged into the lead in an attempt to break away from Herbert
Schade (GER), Chris Chataway (GBR) and Alain Mimoun (FRA). The final
400 meters contain all the drama that an Olympic race can offer.
5,000 Meter Video
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here to read Bill Squire's inspirational account of this last
lap. It's worth it!
Olympic 5,000 Meter Final
was made with the running of the 5000m Final at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic
Games. The field was packed with gold medalists and world record
holders including Ron Clarke of Australia, Kip Keino of Kenya and
Michel Jazy of France. The US was represented by Bill Dellinger
and Bob Schul.
On this video
clip you will see the final three laps of the race, perhaps the most
exciting finish in American distance running history.
5,000 Meter Video
Running Time 3:20
A vintage newsreel
of the 1961 Boston Marathon has been acquired by Running Past.
The short film covers the duel between Eino "The Ox" Oksanen
of Finland and Johnny Kelley (The Younger).
action is presented in classic newsreel style, with humorous commentary
and cheesy "sports" music. We witness 166 runners at the
start in Hopkinton, the leaders progressing through Framingham,
Natick and past the Wellesley College girls, all in glorious black
Kelley and Oksanen
are seen battling over the Newton Hills and the infamous dog that
would trip Kelley and decide the race makes a cameo appearance.
Boston Marathon Highlights Video
Running Time 3:08
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Boston Marathon Highlights - Clarence DeMar wins his 7th Boston
footage provides a rare glimpse of the great Clarence DeMar, at
age 41, winning his 7th Boston Marathon. 216 entrants are shown
leaving Hopkinton and Clarence DeMar leads the way to Boston, welcomed
by his American Legion buddies and the Governor.
Boston Marathon Highlights
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