Kevin Forster winning the Enschede Marathon in 1983
|Full name||Kevin John Forster|
27 September 1958 |
Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||9 st 8 lb (61 kg)|
Kevin John Forster (born 27 September 1958) is a retired long-distance runner from England. He finished 33rd in the marathon at the 1988 Summer Olympics and was the fastest English marathon runner of 1988.
Forster won the Enschede Marathon, the Toronto Marathon and the Stockholm Marathon during his career and had two silver medals from the London Marathon (1984, 2:11:41 and 1988, 2:10:52). He was also a member of the England Cross Country teams competing in the World Cross Country Championships through the 1980s, winning silver team medals in 1982 (Rome) and 1987 (Warsaw). Forster won an individual silver medal in the 1987 European Club championships (Clusone, Milan).
|Representing United Kingdom & England|
|1983||The Morpeth||Morpeth, England||1st||22.7km||1:08:24|
|1983||Enschede Marathon||Enschede, Netherlands||1st||Marathon||2:14:19|
|1986||Commonwealth Games||Edinburgh, Scotland||8th||Marathon||2:16:36|
|1987||Reading Half Marathon||Reading, England||1st||Half Marathon||1:02:07|
|Stockholm Marathon||Stockholm, Sweden||1st||Marathon||2:13:52|
|1988||Olympic Games||Seoul, South Korea||33rd||Marathon||2:20:45|
- "Kevin Forster Bio, Stats, and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2013-03-04.
- Kevin Forster. IAAF. Retrieved on 2015-06-27.
- Enschede Marathon. arrs.net
- Stan Eldon. "Reading Half Marathon". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved 2013-03-04.
- The history of Stockholm Marathon. stockholmmarathon.se
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