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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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THE FIRST THIRTY YEARS [PART TWO]

This is the second half of the article on ‘THE FIRST THIRTY YEARS’, written for the 1967/68 Year book. The second paragraph has already appeared on the site as part of the piece on Bobby Bridge, but we have retained … Continue reading

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Bobby Bridge : Our First Olympian and World Record Holder

If you go to Google and search for Robert ‘Bobby’ Bridge you will find the limited information below charting his short-lived, but remarkable career.   ogr Initially a postman, he later qualified as a dentist despite the handicap of his … Continue reading

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