Title: "BOYS' MARATHON RACE. New feature at the Powderhall - biggest British Professional Pedestrian meeting".
M/S of a group of boys in gym shorts running on a race track past the spectators' stand. L/S of the boys rounding a curve in the track, men in flat caps...
News in a Nutshell includes - ploughing competition, stagecoach marathon, the Walker Cup, and wedding in a whale's mouth!
Lovely ladies run a marathon in Paris.
Material relating to the newsreel story "Skating Marathon" 56/15
Good footage of canoe race in South Africa.
Olympic champion Vladimir Kuts starting the Leningrad Marathon in Pushkino, following runners Rumyantsev and Terentyev the 35 Km to Leningrad where Rumyantsev wins.
Footage of mother in pram race.