Dave Edge

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David "Dave" Edge (born November 12, 1954 in Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom) is a former long-distance runner, who represented Canada at two consecutive Summer Olympics in the men's marathon. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California he did not finish, four years later in Seoul, South Korea he finished in 67th place.

A resident of Burlington, Ontario, Edge is married to Ireland's former long-distance runner Carey May. Edge won the silver medal at the 1986 Commonwealth Games, behind Australia's Robert de Castella.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Canada
1981 World Cross Country Championships Madrid 182nd Senior men's race 38:04
1982 Chicago Marathon Chicago 4th Marathon 2:12:25
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka 7th Marathon 2:12:40
1983 Boston Marathon Boston 6th Marathon 2:11:04
Australian Marathon Sydney 3rd Marathon 2:14:26
World Championships Helsinki 24th Marathon 2:15:43
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka 8th Marathon 2:11:48
1984 Ottawa Marathon Ottawa 1st Marathon (NC) 2:13:19
Olympic Games Los Angeles Marathon DNF
1985 Grandma's Marathon Duluth 2nd Marathon 2:12:24
1986 Houston Marathon Houston 2nd Marathon 2:11:40
Commonwealth Games Edinburgh 2nd Marathon 2:11:08
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka 8th Marathon 2:12:26
1987 London Marathon London 9th Marathon 2:11:51
1988 London Marathon London 17th Marathon 2:14:10
Olympic Games Seoul 67th Marathon 2:32:19