Has been running in competition for several years. Ran a match race
against a running horse from Burlington to Morehead City and return.
Ran a great race in the North Carolina Intercollegiate Championships.
His best record was made in Oklahoma last summer when he ran 92 miles
in 12 hours. His confidence in his ability to win the race is based
on his belief that a well-trained runner will be first.
Smallwood needs no introduction. His victories over Hayes, Dorando
and St. Yves are matters of record. He holds the world's professional
records for 5-10-12 and 15 miles. He is 38 years old and a native
A veteran at distance running. Winner of the Oregon Journal trophy
in 1927. Smith is 43 years old and has many wins to his credit in
both running and walking events. He has been training daily for several
ARNE L. SOUMINE
Another native of Finland who has had much distance work. Ran in the
Auto City Marathons of 1921-23-24 and 26. Winner of the 1920 Marathon
at Worcester, MA and finished second in the Central AAU 26 mile event
Los Angeles, CA
A marathoner with a good record. Competed under the colors of the
Melrose AA Club in the Porchester, Graphic Modified and Long Beach
Marathons. Spangler has just crossed the continent from New York in
training for the big race.
Long Beach, CA
Stahl is a German-American, born in Stockbridge, WI. He is another
member of the California group who shows no records in the past. He
is 38 years old and showed well in training.
Los Angeles, CA
Stern was born at Cape Town, South Africa, and is a veteran hiker.
He is 44 years old and is a steady grinder on the road. He has no
Stevens is a veteran athlete who will run under the colors of the
Calgary branch of the Canadian Legion. He was Alberta provincial champion
for five miles in 1922, '24, '25 and '26. Was a member of a Canadian
service marathon team.
Native of Switzerland. Participated in many swimming and walking contests,
of which no records exist, during his early life in Switzerland. Later
engaged in amateur foot races in California and was in front at the
finish in the majority of them.
A football and basketball star at Marion high school. A member of
the cross-country running squad with a great record. Stone has been
in California for the past year, but will carry the colors of his
Streeter will carry the emblem of his native town over the long trail
to New York. He is a good strong lad who has just passed his 21st
birthday. He has trained for several months.
A veteran walker who will carry the Canadian colors in the long stretch.
He has held records in England for 51 and 54 miles. Swabey was born
in London 48 years ago.
San Francisco, CA
Another runner from Northern California who has had much racing. He
is a veteran of many Dipsea runs in California as well as The Bulletin
cross-city races in San Francisco. Tamlander wore the Italian-American
Virtus Club emblem.
Taucher is a native of Yugoslavia and is 36 years old. He has no running
history, but is a natural athlete with lots of strength and ability
to stand the hardships of the long grind to New York.
||GEORGE D. TAYLOR
Prince Albert, Canada
Taylor was born at Weldon, Sask. and is 33 years old. He has had little
running experience, but promises to be well up with the rest of the
Canadians when the finish in New York is reached.
Contested in the 1927 Porchester Marathon. Thomas is a natural runner
and a great distance man. He was born in England 21 years ago. He
has the stride and heart to carry him through to the finish.