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From Windsor Castle to White City: the 1908 Olympic marathon route

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The marathon at the 1908 London Olympic Games has become one of the most famous races in the history of the Olympic Games. This article explores the history of the route that the race was run over, looking at its administrative and athletic history. It approaches the route as a lost sporting landscape, and relate its it to the growth of suburban London

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Polley, Martin (2009) From Windsor Castle to White City: the 1908 Olympic marathon route The London Journal, 34, (2), pp. 163-178. (doi:10.1179/174963209X442441).

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Submitted date: 15 January 2009
Published date: July 2009
Keywords: sport, olympic games, marathon, london, history

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Local EPrints ID: 65679
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/65679
ISSN: 0305-8034
PURE UUID: c810d908-5b67-496c-bc83-803b7433f472

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Date deposited: 21 Apr 2009
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:31

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Author: Martin Polley

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