Marathon & Beyond Monday—The Champion of the Chip

March 15, 2010

It’s a common site these days. Runners tying “The Chip” into their shoelaces so electronic sensors on a race course can capture their split and finish times. But in April of 1996, The Chip was set to be used at the Boston Marathon for the first time—and it nearly found itself locked out. That’s the focus of this week’s Marathon & Beyond Monday.

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