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Wed 5.40am 10.42km(? - should read 10.6km) 43m52 4m09 K's
I came across this result from a race I did in France in 1990.
To set the context, I'd given up racing in the mid 80's, gone backpacking to Oz in 1988/89 where I started running/racing again for fun. I got back to the UK late in 1989 and continued running until the early 90's when a couple of ankle operations and family commitments/work saw me taking another long sabbatical.
My Club Shaftesbury regularly received invites from the Continent to bring teams to race road and Cross Country. I rarely went but this event was a typical continental race. Ran over a 12.4km road course , at 9pm in the town center, I only have a vague memory of running with 1000 others, but by myself (alone again naturally) .
Anyhow I saw that in 31st place was Emile Puttemans (Belgium winner of Olympic 5000m Silver at Munich in 72) Obviously he was still at his peak so I'll add him to the litany of 'stars I have beaten ; )
Actually I did beat Mark Moughton (ran 30m23 10KM in 1990) and Richard Charleston (8m33 3000 SC) who were both good performers.
I have some more old results that I'll post.