Running Tales
Running Tales
Jan 22, 2021
Gerald Billis: Sixty years without running... and then a silver medal
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Gerald Billis is automatically recognisable at Northampton parkrun.

He's one of a group of octogenarian runners who, pre-Covid at least, took part in the five kilometre event week-in, week-out.

What people might not know is Gerald spent 60 years, between school cross-country success and parkrun, without running.

Once he found parkrun, there was no stopping him though.

From joining a running club, to becoming a Masters athlete to winning an international silver medal in his age group, this is Gerald Billis' running tale...

 

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The music in this podcast is:

"Fearless First" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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