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Chicago Marathon

ISBN-10: 0252074211

ISBN-13: 9780252074219

Edition: 2006

Authors: Andrew Suozzo

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Description:

Revealing the Chicago Marathon as far more than a simple race, this title provides a full-spectrum look at the event's production and participants, showing how the elements that comprise the marathon also reflect Chicago's politics, its people, and the ways the city engages with the wider world.
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Book details

List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 8/30/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
The race then and now
The Marathon: From Myth to Actuality
A Brief History of the Chicago Marathon
Staging the event
The Race Director
Grassroots Support
Sponsorship and general assistance
Corporate and Small-Business Sponsorship
City Government and Sister Agency Support
Marathon alliances
Charities
The Media
The runners
Professionals and Exceptional Amateurs
Older Runners
Middle-Aged and Younger Runners
Charity Runners
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index