Full name: Alton Roy Welton
Height: 5-3.5 (162 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: March 11, 1886 in Methuen, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 9, 1958 in Santa Ana, California, United States
Affiliations: Lawrence YMCA
Country: United States
Alton Welton finished ninth in the 1908 Boston Marathon, which qualified him for the Olympic Team. He led the race thru 16 miles, breaking records at every checkpoint, but hit the wall and had to hold on to finish ninth.
Personal Best: Mar – 2-43:25 (1908).
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