GEORGE LITTLEWOOD -THE SHEFFIELD FLYER

George Littlewood can lay claim to being Sheffields greatest distance runner , apologies to Seb Coe. Jon Brown ,  Carl Thackeray , Jason Ward etc . He still holds the world record for 6 day walking 531 miles , he also held the record for 6 days running 623 miles at Maddison Square Gardens in 1888, record stood for 96 years . He is buried in Darnall Cemetery , his gravestone has fallen over and requires restoration .The Friends of Darnall Cemetery would appreciate the running community supporting this project . Any surplus funds can go towards an interpretative board if appropriate and the work of the group restoring the cemetery .

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  • Robert Cassy 
    • £5 
    • a day ago
  • Kathryn Twelvetree 
    • £5 
    • 2 days ago
  • Philip Johnson 
    • £10 
    • 3 days ago
  • Aaron Francis 
    • £5 
    • 7 days ago
  • Seth Kirby 
    • £10 
    • 11 days ago
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Organiser

Nick Duggan 
Organiser
Sheffield, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom
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