Famous British Marathon Runners

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Fauja Singh
(British Marathon Runner)
Fauja Singh
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Birthdate: April 1, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beas Pind, Punjab, India

Indian Sikh marathon runner Fauja Singh, who later moved to the U.K., made history by becoming the oldest person to complete a marathon, at age 100. His biography, Fauja Singh Keeps Going, became a bestseller. It is believed, the death of his fifth son motivated him to follow his passion.

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Jim Peters
(Athlete)
Jim Peters
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Birthdate: October 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 9, 1999
Christopher Chataway
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Birthdate: January 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Died: January 19, 2014
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Jane Tomlinson
(British Marathon Runner)
Jane Tomlinson
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Birthdate: February 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: September 3, 2007

It was after her breast cancer diagnosis that Jane Tomlinson became a radiographer. Given 6 months to live after her cancer relapsed, she later lived for 7 more years, until her death. A fearless woman, she raised funds through charity sports events such as marathons, while battling the disease.

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Nicky Spinks
(British Marathon Runner)
Nicky Spinks
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Birthdate: April 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
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Billy Bland (runner)
(British Former Long-Distance Runner)
Billy Bland (runner)
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Birthdate: 1947 AD
Birthplace: Borrowdale, United Kingdom
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Jeff Norman
(Marathon runner)
Jeff Norman
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Birthdate: February 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leigh, Lancashire, England
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Véronique Marot
(Marathon runner)
Véronique Marot
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Birthdate: September 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Compiègne, France
 9 
Sarah Rowell
(Olympic athlete)
Sarah Rowell
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Birthdate: November 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Schwalmtal, Germany
 10 
David Cannon (athlete)
(British Long-Distance Runner)
David Cannon (athlete)
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Birthdate: August 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: United Kingdom
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Ricky Wilde
(Athlete)
Ricky Wilde
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Birthdate: October 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: September 24, 2019
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Pete Ravald
(British Marathon Runner and Fell Runner)
Pete Ravald
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Birthdate: December 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Unknown