Johnny Miles running events begin this weekend

Posted at 10:39 am on May 12, 2017 | Filed Under: Sports

The first of 5 Johnny Miles Running events takes place this weekend in New Glasgow to celebrate Mother’s Day. Miles resided in Nova Scotia for much of his life, winning two Boston Marathon’s in 1926 and 29.

The Miss Miles Mother’s Day 5K Classic is an all female walk or run where women walk in honor of a significant person in their or just for themselves. Miles was interviewed by Kenny Farrell in 1996 on Inside Sports. Miles talked about winning the 1929 Boston Marathon:
Clip: MYLES 1929

The run and walk starts at Glasgow Square Theatre and takes place this Sunday at 9:00. The annual “Johnny Miles” two day running event happens in June.