Silas McLellan

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Silas McLellan
Silas McLellan (#661) Olympics 1928, NS Sport Hall Of Fame
Personal information
Born (1897-03-17)March 17, 1897: March 17, 1897
Noel, Nova Scotia
Died February 10, 1974(1974-02-10) (aged 76)
Noel, Nova Scotia
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 1928 Summer Olympics
1932 Summer Olympics

Silas McLellan, CM (17 March 1897 – 10 February 1974) was a Canadian marathon runner. He won the Halifax Marathon five times as well as competing in the Boston marathon, the 1928 Summer Olympics and the British Empire Games.

Silas trained under Victor MacAuley. Silas competed in the 1928 Olympics and beat Clarence DeMar, five-time winner of the Boston Marathon. Two years later Silas won the 1930 Halifax Marathon. In the same year, Silas McLellan finished sixth in the 1930 British Empire Games marathon. McLellan also finished 9th in the Boston Marathon 19 Apr 1930. He was inducted into the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame. McLellan died at age 76 in Noel, Nova Scotia.

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