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2020 Paavo Nurmi a virtual event

July 07, 2020 by Rita Franzoi

Back in the summer of ’69, Dr. T Rosandich ran an intensive athletic training camp in the Upson area of Iron County, Wisconsin. That summer he gathered around 70 athletes and charted a course that took them 26 miles, 385 yards north to Hurley and famous Silver Street.  

Little did Rosandich know the marathon he began would grow to become Wisconsin’s longest running marathon and, in the process, precede and outlive a running mania that spawned a host of marathons in a host of communit...

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