Quartet of Sunderland Harriers Eyeing Capital Gains New
Published: Yesterday, 10:01
Four Sunderland Harriers compete in the London Marathon on Sunday with high hopes of gaining good results in the capital race.
And if all run up to form, it could be the Harriers’ best performance in the race for years.
Ian Ritchie makes his marathon debut, while Kevin Jeffress, veteran Ian Dixon and Alice Smith, are all looking to chase personal bests.
Ritchie, who managed to secure a championship entry after qualifying at the Great North Run, where he ran 1.14 for the Half Marathon, said: “My hope is to run 2.40 or l...