With 38 year old Meb Keflezighi winning today's Boston Marathon, here's some footage from British Pathe news of the 1938 Boston Marathon, won by Lesley Pawson: '33 years old, and referred to as a has been, comes through to win in 2 hours 35 minutes'. Les Pawson, from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, also won the Boston Marathon in 1933 and 1941. He died in 1992.
|Pawson at the end of 1938 Boston Marathon|
|Meb Keflezighi in Boston today - his time was 2 hours, 8 minutes and 37 seconds|
|'Wellesley College girls cheer the leaders as they pass the campus' (1938)|
The Wellesley College 'Scream Tunnel' today - still making noise at the Marathon halfway point
(photo fr0m Sporting News)