Six of the best…running performances

Inspiring runs from the best athletes

Everyone remembers watching one particularly special race, a race that saw a heroic performance leaving him or her utterly speechless. That one moment that defined a runner, an era, and ultimately – made history. These precious memories are what makes running unique. When body, mind and heart work together, to achieve the unimaginable – anything can happen. And, just like you, we remember a few great performances too. Here’s six of our all-time best…

Roger Bannister, 1954 Oxford 1 mile

 

David Rudisha, London 2012 Olympics 800m

 

Paula Radcliffe, 2003 London Marathon

Kilian Jornet, 2014 Hardrock 100

Abebe Bikila, Rome 1960 Olympics Marathon

Mo Farah, London 2012 Olympics 5000m

 

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