She set a women's marathon world record in Dale Greig was a Scottish pioneer of women's running who became one of the first women to run a marathon. In , when she entered the Isle of Wight Marathon, most people assumed women were too weak to finish a marathon. The race's organizers let her run, but with precautions: She had to start four minutes before the men who were running, and she would be trailed by an ambulance as she ran. Not only did Greig finish the marathon; she came in ahead of many of the men who ran, including 19 who didn't finish.
Dale Greig (1937–2019), pioneer of women's running
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By Telegraph Men. Listen closely to the conversation at the start line of this weekend's London Marathon and it's a fair bet that you'll hear the words "I'm no spring chicken any more" uttered by more than one runner. Conventional wisdom has it that the body slows down as it gets older. Limbs are supposed to ache more quickly and recover more slowly with the passing of time. London Marathon starts in.
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The year-old finished in two hours 14 minutes 49 seconds, ahead of elite British runners Robbie Simpson and Andrew Davies. An amateur runner who finished his first London Marathon in a quicker time than any other British male has expressed his delight at qualifying for this year's World Championships. Josh Griffiths, a runner from the Swansea Harriers club who travelled to the race by Tube, finished 13th in the men's standings on Sunday with a time of two hours 14 minutes 49 seconds, beating elite British runners Robbie Simpson and Andrew Davies. This is all very new to me," Griffiths said. I was hoping to run under but I knew it would be a big ask as it's my first marathon but I thought I'd give it a go.
Save the date for Saturday, May 11th to either come down and race or witness the racing action — buckle in for an exciting evening at The Rochester Mile! Just like the Criterium, elite athletes in The Rochester Mile will compete in a 1-mile race. Come see some of the fastest runners in the Northeast compete on the streets of the City of Rochester! The Rochester Mile will be held on the same course that the cyclists use. The course will start and finish on East Broad Street.