Jeff Norman

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George Jeffrey "Jeff" Norman (born 6 February 1945 in Leigh, Lancashire) is a British long-distance, cross country and fell runner. He won the Three Peaks Race six times between 1970 and 1975 setting a course record in 1974.[1] He competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics in the men's marathon.[2]

He holds both the 50 km (Ultramarathon) British track and 50 km British road running records. The track record was set on 7 Jun 1980 in Timperley at a time of 2:48:06. [3] The road running record was set on 23 Feb 1985 in Douglas, Isle of Man at a time of 2:53:21.[3][4]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  United Kingdom and  England
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 26th Marathon 2:20:04
1978 Freckleton Half Marathon Freckleton, Lancashire 1st Half Marathon 1:06:18
1978 Commonwealth Games Edmonton, Canada 12th Marathon 2:22:23


  1. ^ "Three Peaks Race: Mountain marathon". Yorkshire Post. 20 April 2014. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jeff Norman". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b "UNITED KINGDOM ALL-COMERS RECORDS AND BEST PERFORMANCES". GBR Athletics. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  4. ^ "English National Records". England Athletics. Archived from the original on 9 September 2015. Retrieved 14 September 2015.

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