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|Caption||Dick Hooper winning the Dublin City Marathon (1980)|
|Programme||Radio 2 Dublin City Marathon (1980)|
Irish athlete Dick Hooper, on his way to winning the first RTÉ Radio 2 Dublin City Marathon, on 27 October 1980. He is running along the Stillorgan Road, escorted by a Garda motorcycle rider.
RTÉ Radio 2 (now 2fm) provided extensive coverage of this marathon throughout the day of the event. The RTÉ Guide published an article about it on 24 October 1980.
|Date of photograph||
(27/Oct/1980 - 27/Oct/1980)