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Clarence Cone

Clarence Cone (Track and field.  Born, New York, NY, July 18, 1870; died, New York, NY, July 18, 1947.)  A long-time member of the old Knickerbocker A.C., Clarence Cone helped organize the first regular marathon held in the United States, Sept. 19, 1896, which was run at a 25-mile distance from Stamford, Conn., to what […]

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