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Boston honors Indigenous marathon runners

Ellison ‘Tarzan’ Brown won the Boston Marathon in 1936. ‘He ran like a bat out of hell.’


By Kalle Benallie. Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today.

Ellison “Tarzan” Brown was not favored to win the Boston Marathon in 1936. Multiple Boston champion Johnny Kelley was. Brown won. And three years later won again, breaki...

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