Saturday, February 24, 2024

Dinner to mark Mel’s world record

IN April 1964, Grays-based Mel Batty ran 40 laps of Herningham’s cinder track to break the world 10 mile record with 47m26.8s.

The Thurrock Harriers are holding a dinner with celebrity guest speakers to commemorate his achievement.

It will be held on April 3rd at Langdon Hills Golf Club.

If you would like more information please call Ron Batty on 01375675327 or email David Staines on


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