USA Modern Marathon

I keep getting a visual image of two old boys having completed the bulk of the Olympic race have now entered the stadium in front of a vast crowd watching world wide. They are panting, wheezing, running side by side, elbowing, pushing each other and trying to trip the other up on the final straight. One has even got his coach to stick gaffer taper over the photo finish camera.

Alistair Owens

The meandering thoughts of someone with too much time on his hands. Tending to see the obscure and irrelevant in most events I have been forced to record this by family members as a means of diverting attention away from them. But I see their plan.

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