Dick Beardsley

Many call the 1982 Boston Marathon the greatest race in that event's great history. Virtual unknown Dick Beardsley dueled the great Alberto Salazar to the dramatic finish. That day completely changed the life of Dick Beardsley - and not all for the good. No fewer than five serious accidents, a drug addiction and conviction and the death of his son, shattered the life of this Minnesotan. Come with Dick as he picks up the pieces of his broken past and runs back to victory.