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Discussion: Ron Hill

in: graeme; graeme > 2017-01-30

Jan 31, 2017 8:13 PM # 
Big Jon:
he must be seriously ill - he once ran with a fractured sternum...
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Jan 31, 2017 8:26 PM # 
jayh:
severe chest pains apparently :-(
a legend & should've been credited with the marathan WR too
Feb 2, 2017 11:18 AM # 
Oranj:
His Wikipedia entry is sure it's a WR "became the second man ever to break the 2:10 barrier, clocking a world record time of 2:09:28." :)
Feb 4, 2017 12:45 PM # 
graeme:
I think marathon wasn't recognised as a world record back then, rather "world best" recognising differences in the courses. Clayton had ran a faster time in a "marathon" which was later found to be short.

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