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The Celebrated Pedestrian

“With the exception of Captain Barclay, Abraham Wood, of Mildrew in Lancashire, holds the first rank amongst pedestrians. He is a remarkablyy fine, tall, well-made man, and is not only a swift runner, but is also possessed of good wind and great bottom.” From “Pedestrianism” by Walter Thom, published in 1813. I would be rather […]

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