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  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 9 reviews as of our last analysis date on Jul 14 2019.
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Well researched book on running with lots of illustrations. Makes for a great addition to any runner's collection and/or very n...  Read More

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Ed Sears' Running Through the Ages is a painstaking work about running of all sorts imaginable. It's a great present for runni...  Read More

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The following selections from the book will give you a glimpse of the book thoroughness:improvements in timekeeping make running records possiblethe mile – origins of a classic footracesir john sinclair’s 1806 publishing “a collection of papers on the subject of athletic exercises”the advent of handicap sprint races which gave competitors of varying abilities equal footing in a race.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Course measurement was unreliable prior to 1880 making it hard to judge performances.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This issue continued to be a problem in road racing until the 1960s.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    From 1960 – 1969 s.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Covers had 25 track & field athletes, while from 2000 – 2014 there were only two covers.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Sears for this fine work.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Sears leaves readers throughout the book with a number of questions requiring further research in documenting running history.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Ed sears takes us through the history of running in a fascinating way.

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