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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

No frills......... wrote:

Even in the late 70s, a lot of marathons were still $5!!

Thinking about this a bit further, the $2 entry fee for Boston was a new thing at the time. Entry had been free for most of the races before then as I recall.

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