Forty Years Ago... (03/11/2013)

It was forty years ago today (3rd November) that our club President, Ron Bentley, began a race that was to change his life. In 1973 he set a World Record for running in 24 hours. You can read about Ron, his life and this epic performance in the following article. Ron we salute you.

Article (Please note this is a large PDF file and may take time to load on your device)

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Ron is pictured here (draped with the Accolade garland) along with his late brother Gordon (2) & Billy Carr (to Ron's right in a hooped top) being congratulated by a local dignatory.