Gaelic Awareness Month Events Presented by the Antigonish Highland Society

Dr. Ronald J. MacDonald of Heatherton performed and competed as a long distance runner in turn-of-the-20th century Highland Games. In one Games exhibition he ran two miles while being pitted against a fresh runner every quarter mile. He won the Boston Marathon in 1898 and competed on the USA team at the 1900 Olympic Games in Paris. *

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