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Just How Slow Is a Los Angeles Minute?

October 25, 1986

In regard to the cash bonus for the L.A. Marathon: An announcer on KNX (last Saturday) observed that it would go to any woman completing the marathon in "2 minutes 25 seconds or less." Wow! That's worth $25,000 at least. Maybe even more. That computes to a speed of 650.948 m.p.h.!

STEPHEN WAYNE

Mira Loma

Editor's note: The bonus will go to any woman who completes the marathon in 2 hours 25 minutes or less.

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