The huge interest, and much hype, surrounding Mo Farah’s recent debut at distance running’s fabled event has many positives for athletics and distance running in particular. A welcome addition to these has been the repeated references to an incredible athlete almost forgotten by mainstream sports fans and even many who profess a more than passing interest in athletics. The name of British marathon record holder, … Continue reading Marathon Maverick
The Grand Slam In what is proving a golden age, for GB Athletics, a rare opportunity exists for another to enter a very exclusive club. The unofficial grand slam for UK athletes involves the winning of every major championship available to them. The Olympic Games, The World Championships, The Commonwealth Games and The European Championships. For those wishing to add ever more levels of differentiation, … Continue reading Athletics’ most exclusive club? Meet the holders of the Grand Slam.