Running with Pheidippides: Stylianos Kyriakides, the Miracle Marathoner

Running with Pheidippides: Stylianos Kyriakides, the Miracle Marathoner
Author: Nick Tsiotos
Language English
Pages: 283
ISBN10: 0815607032
Genre: War
Series Sports and Entertainment
Goodreads Rating: 4.18
ISBN13: 9780815607038
Published: April 1st 2001 by Syracuse University Press

This text tells the true story of Stylianos Kyriakides who, against all odds, entered and triumphed in the 1946 Boston Marathon. Kyriakides ran not just to win, but to draw the world's attention to his home country, Greece, which had resisted Nazi occupation and was torn apart by civil war.