Film chronicles the ‘granddaddy of all marathons’

What’s the planet’s most legendary marathon? Probably that fabled first one Pheidippides ran in 490 B.C., breathlessly proclaiming a great military victory before perishing from his effort.Next in line? Surely the Boston Marathon, whose colorful 121-year history is captured in a movie premiering Saturday in its host city.Narrated by Matt Damon, “Boston,” the first feature-length documentary about the race, tells how it grew …

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