Athletics: Long distance records

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Michael Hartley continues totting up the circuits in the 100km track race at Sutcliffe Park, South London, yesterday. He broke the British 50-

mile record by more than 12 minutes, setting a time of 5 hours 25 minutes. Hilary Walker broke the women's world record for that distance

before finishing in a tie for second place with Michael Francis. Ian Gunn won the race in 7 hours 58 minutesPhotograph: Robert Hallam

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