Black N.B. sprinting star from early 1900s to be honoured at national championships

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Maurice Eatmon has made it his life’s purpose to share the legacy of Eldridge Eatman — a New Brunswick man who set speed records at the turn of the 20th century. 

On Saturday, about 20 years of work will pay off when Eatman is honoured at the national level for the first time. There will be a ceremony honouring him at the Canadian Indoor Track & Field Championships in Saint John’s Irving Oil Field House, hosted by Athletics Canada and the Saint John Reds Track & Field Club.

“It means the world to me,” Maurice said,

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