May 26, 2015


Point of View

1979 Manitoba Marathon

The first year

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