Monthly Archives: September 2016

Remembering Ron’s Record : A Walk down Memory Lane

When Fred Pearce suggested holding a 2 Hour track walk to commemorate Ron Wallwork’s UK and Commonwealth record set in 1971 there were a few raised eyebrows.  Why forty five years on, couldn’t we wait till fifty? Never mind that … Continue reading

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45 Years On – Celebrating Ron Wallwork’s UK 2 Hour Record

Ahead of this coming Saturday’s 2 hour track race celebrating Ron’s UK record find below the report I wrote for the September 1971 edition of the Race Walking Record. I’ve taken the opportunity, 45 years on, to correct a number … Continue reading

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Stylish and International Summer races

I’m just catching up with results so that the site is up-to-date. Thanks to Roy Gunnett for the reports. Watch out for a special pre-race piece on Ron Wallwork’s 2 hours record to be celebrated on September 10th at Bury. … Continue reading

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