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Joe Schroeder's spikes from 50 years ago

September 4, 2009 | 9:22 a.m. CDT
Joe Schroeder wore the royal blue Adidas track spikes when he won the first Heart of America Marathon 50 years ago. He used taped cotton to cover the spikes of the shoes for running on concrete and later in the race, the spikes offered him a better grip on the asphalt.

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