Story: Lydiard, Arthur Leslie

Running with the Wellington Joggers' Club

Running with the Wellington Joggers' Club

Members of the Wellington Joggers’ Club run with Arthur Lydiard (centre right, wearing tracksuit) in June 1974. Lydiard inspired people all over the country to take up distance running, training in their lunch breaks and at weekends.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1974/3501

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How to cite this page:

David Green. 'Lydiard, Arthur Leslie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)