Norman Deakin ran. He ran the school cross country after getting nine strikes of the the cane for riding the milk float… He ran for his club, He ran for his county. He ran fo rthe MIdlands. He ran for Great Britain. He ran the Marathon in 2hours, 15minutes and 23seconds. He won the Paris half marathon. He ran with people like Father Paddy Coyle and Ron HIll and he is coming to Bloomfield Square to tell his stories, the adventures and the psychology of what it takes to compete in these enduring events. Its's funny, witty and makes you want to have a go.
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Midlands, and Great Britain ( More than 15 times).
1mile — 4 mins 16 secs
10 kilometers -28 mins 10 secs
10 miles — 49 mins 10 secs
15 kilometers — 46 mins and 9 secs
15 miles — 75 mins 55 secs
20 miles -1 hr 42 mins 30 secs
Marathon — 2 hrs 15 mins 23 secs
Great Britain Road Runners National Marathon Champion 1976
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