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RE: George Hirsch recalls how 50 years ago all you needed to run Boston was $2 and a note from your doctor

TDF wrote:

They didn’t have medals to till 1983. I think they got a bowl of soup at the finish back then.

Everyone under 4 hours got a certificate. Medals went to the top 25 and later to the top 100. It was beef stew that you got at the finish.

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