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Heatwave hits the Dick and Zena Smith Trophy Races, June 5!

Dick Smith [39] in the company of the great Harold Whitlock [1], 1936 Olympic 50k gold medallist, at the start of the Liverpool-Manchester race – date uncertain Dick with Jim O’Neill [5] to his right followed by Harry Wheeler [?] … Continue reading

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REMINISCENCES 7 – Roy Gunnett remembers Harold Whitlock, Don Thompson, Phil Embleton and much more

What prompted you to take up race walking?  When and where was your first race? The main prompt for me to take up race walking was watching some walking races at Crystal Palace in the late 60’s and early 1970’s … Continue reading

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