Item title reads - Runners defy freeze-up.
Various shots of runners warming up and jumping up and down before race. L/S start of race. C/U man with starting pistol, the runners set off. M/S of runners soon after start running towards camera, camera pans to C/U as they run past. C/U of runners' legs showing they're running through ice and snow. M/S of the runners coming towards camera through a gate. C/U runner passing camera. C/U people watching. Low angle shot of runners showing snow in foreground. C/U people encouraging the runner. M/S Don Taylor running towards camera. C/U people at winning post. M/S as Don breaks through the tape. C/U people at winning post. C/U Don putting on a pullover after race. C/U Don's legs which are cut and bleeding. C/U Don, he takes a drink.