Sunderland Harrier Kevin Jeffress Posts Impressive Personal Best Despite Stifling Heat In London Marathon New
Published: Yesterday, 15:36
Sunderland Harrier Kevin Jeffress’ gutsy performance in the stifling heat of the London Marathon saw him being rewarded with a personal best for the distance.
While many runners found the red-hot conditions overwhelming and were forced to drop out or slow down, the 38-year-old Seaham man soldiered on and doggedly kept to his race schedule.
After going through halfway in 1.16.16, he clocked 2hr 35min 10sec to slice 20 seconds off his previous best from the 2017 Manchester Marathon.
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