Marathon Running

Albert Smoke

Albert Smoke was born in 1894, a Mississauga Anishinaabe from Alderville First Nations. He was raised at Curve Lake. Smoke began his road racing career in 1910 in Peterborough, competing…

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Frederick Simpson

Born in 1878 at Alderville Mississauga Anishinabeg of the Ojibway Nation, Fred Simpson moved as a young man to Hiawatha Reserve on Rice Lake to seek employment. A lanky, lithe…

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Nancy (Clarke) Sharpe

Nancy Sharpe

Squash, softball, slo-pitch, marathon running, triathlon, biathlon and duathlon; Nancy Sharpe has excelled at these sports and many more in an outstanding, lengthy and remarkably versatile athletic career. A seven-time…

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