Race Across the World

It was more than just a car race, the 1968 London to Sydney Marathon took the whole world by storm and was the greatest trial of both man and machine. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the marathon, and this collection pays tribute to one of the most captivating events the world has ever seen. It was watched by millions, its path carved out by armies and school curriculums changed to enabled students to follow its path, this race was one of history’s most gruelling and captivating events.

By John Smailes