The New Bedford Whaling Museum's Moby-Dick Marathon is an annual non-stop reading of Herman Melville's literary masterpiece. The multi-day program of entertaining activities and events is presented every January. Admission to the Marathon is free.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

A Thought for Grete

Sad news from the world of "real" marathons—the death of Grete Waitz, who ran (and won) more marathons than most of us will ever sit through. If you did any distance running in the '80s, you can picture her signature pigtails and modest smile.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for posting this. I had not heard that Waitz had died. Sad news indeed.