Jeff Norman

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Jeff Norman
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NationalityEnglish
Born (1945-02-06) 6 February 1945 (age 74)
Leigh, Lancashire

George Jeffrey "Jeff" Norman (born 6 February 1945 in Leigh, Lancashire) is a male British long-distance, cross country and fell runner.

Athletics career[edit]

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]

Norman holds the British 50 km track record, which he set on 7 June 1980 in Timperley with a time of 2:48:06.[3] He also formerly held the British road record for the same distance, having run a time of 2:53:21 on 23 February 1985 in Douglas, Isle of Man.[3][4]

He represented England in the marathon, at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.[5][6]

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

References[edit]

  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.com. 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. ^ Fast Running: Aly Dixon is World 50km Champion & New World Record Holder.
  5. ^ "1978 Athletes". Team England.
  6. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.

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