Looking through the archives at Sheffield Telegraph marathons

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Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 2:06 pm
J W Thompson is the third man home in the 1951 Sheffield Teregraph Marathon

We delved into the Sheffield Telegraph archives for a race down memory lane to a city marathon of the past.

These pictures cover the event as far back as 1948, and include some atmospheric shots.

The first three men home in the 1949 Telegraph Marathon are, left to right, Henning, Holden and Hemsley
A large crowd at Furnival Road, Sheffield, cheer the third time winner of the 1958 Sheffield Telegraph Marathon, A P Keily
C W Ellick winner of th 1952 Sheffield Telegraph Marathon