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From the archives: 1979 Manitoba Marathon

Runners can still smile at the start of the race. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
Runners can still smile at the start of the race. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
Pounding the pavement on the Trans-Canada highway. (Paul Deleske/Winnipeg Free Press)
Pounding the pavement on the Trans-Canada highway. (Paul Deleske/Winnipeg Free Press)
The route as of 1979.
The route as of 1979.
Fashionable runners never go out of style. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
Fashionable runners never go out of style. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
Front runners in Headingley. (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press )
Front runners in Headingley. (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press )
Hosing off.
Hosing off.
An exhausted runner is helped to the sidelines. (Wayne Glowacki/Winnipeg Free Press )
An exhausted runner is helped to the sidelines. (Wayne Glowacki/Winnipeg Free Press )
 (Wayne Glowacki/Winnipeg Free Press )
(Wayne Glowacki/Winnipeg Free Press )
Joint finish. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
Joint finish. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
Gail Volk of Seattle was the first female to finish. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
Gail Volk of Seattle was the first female to finish. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
A marathon for all ages. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
A marathon for all ages. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
The cool down. (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press)
The cool down. (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press)
Runner who collapsed at finish line is wheeled away. (Wayne Glowacki/Winnipeg Free Press )
Runner who collapsed at finish line is wheeled away. (Wayne Glowacki/Winnipeg Free Press )
"Retcher's Row." Runners collapse after finishing. (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press)
"Retcher's Row." Runners collapse after finishing. (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press)
Pat Vogt watches and waits for husband Duke at the finish line area. (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press)
Pat Vogt watches and waits for husband Duke at the finish line area. (James Haggarty/Winnipeg Free Press)
 (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
(Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
Finished at the finish line. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )
Finished at the finish line. (Ken Gigliotti/Winnipeg Free Press )

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