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  1. Fen runners successfully cross the London Marathon finishing lineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cambs Times

    Entrants have raised millions for good causes over the years in the race which was founded by the former Olympic champion and journalist Chris Brasher and athlete John Disley. Natalie, 36, raised money for Epilepsy Action.

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  2. Fen runners successfully cross the London Marathon finishing lineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wisbech Standard

    Entrants have raised millions for good causes over the years in the race which was founded by the former Olympic champion and journalist Chris Brasher and athlete John Disley. Natalie, 36, raised money for Epilepsy Action.

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  3. Award celebrates marathon mum Rhian's amazing spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Milford Mercury

    ... finish line hand in hand. The coin is engraved with one of the London Marathon's founding pillars, created by Chris Brasher and John Disley: To have fun and provide some happiness and a sense of achievement in a troubled world.

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  4. London Marathon 2018: Everything you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Daily Mail

    ... 1996. The London Marathon itself was started by athlete John Disley and journalist and former Olympic athlete Chris Brasher. Brasher, inspired by running in the New York City Marathon in 1979, went with Disley to the United States shortly thereafter ...

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  5. Running with Roger Bannister put Cecil Walkley on track for an extraordinary lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2018 | ABC News

    Sporting greats, African dictators and John Wayne - Cecil Walkley has packed plenty in to his 88 years. And running - lots of running.

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  6. Nick Freer: Teamwork crucial on the field and in the boardroomRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | Scotsman.com

    ... One recollection centred on the team that made the 3:59.4 run at Iffley Road, Oxford, in May of 1954 possible. Chris Brasher and Sir Chris Chataway were the pacemakers who helped Bannister stay on track for his pioneering run into the record books, ...

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  7. University College School pay tribute to record-breaking former pupil Sir Roger BannisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Ham and High

    ... as attending UCS, he trained for his running challenge at Paddington Recreation Ground with his pacesetters, Chris Brasher and Chris Chataway. The Serpentine Running Club, which is based at Paddington Rec, paid tribute to him at their training ...

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  8. Obituary: Sir Roger BannisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | This is Oxfordshire

    ... Wenden fellow athlete and later bursar at All Souls College. But he continued to agonise with his pacemakers Chris Brasher and Chris Chataway, who were also just over an hour away from securing their place in sporting folklore. A postponement, he ...

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  9. Letters: Pacemakers who thought they could catch BannisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... was pleased. I don't think the producer was. Roger Bannister's famous pacemakers were Christopher Chataway and Chris Brasher. I knew Brasher when we worked on the BBC Tonight programme and, in the 1980s, we were both speakers at a Loch Leven nature ...

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  10. Michael Cox: One man's epic milestone is another's treasured secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... was dicey and we heard that perhaps Bannister would give it away. But his pacemakers, Chris Chataway and Chris Brasher, apparently persuaded him to give it a go. The grounds were full and we wormed our way down to the finishing line. There were a ...

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  11. Roger Bannister, first man to run mile in under 4 minutes, dies at 88Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Gazette

    ... he would need help in setting a proper pace and enlisted two of his Olympian friends, Chris Chataway and Chris Brasher, to help him. They met weekends to train and work out a race strategy, sometimes under the guidance of Franz Stampfl, a freelance ...

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  12. Roger Bannister's Solitary Pursuit of the Four-Minute MileRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | New Yorker

    ... each of his long strides, Bannister, having been paced around the track by his teammates Chris Chataway and Chris Brasher, hit the line with just six-tenths of a second to spare. Bannister's record didn't last long-Landy ran a mile in 3:58.0 six ...

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  13. Roger Bannister, RIPRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | Memex 1.1

    ... Oxford. He had lunch with some old friends, then met a couple of his track teammates, Christopher Chataway and Chris Brasher. As members of an amateur all-star team, they were preparing to run against Oxford University. About 1,200 people showed up ...

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  14. Roger Bannister, first sub four-minute miler, dies aged 88Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | UnionLeader.com

    ... set that day for his attempt. He enlisted the aid of his training companions and friends Chris Chataway and Chris Brasher, top athletes in their own right, as pacemakers. May 6 was cold, wet and windy - not ideal for a record-breaking attempt. ...

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  15. Tribute: Sir Roger Bannister's casual dash to immortalityRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2018 | Scotsman.com

    ... the Oxford University athletics track to bear witness to the attempts. Bannister, 25, was led out first by Chris Brasher and then a Chris Chataway, all three in searingly simple white vests bearing the iconica horizontal stripes and Three-As badge. ...

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  16. 'Everyone went mad with excitement': Reliving Sir Roger's sub-four-minute mileRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | Oxford Times

    ... But miraculously, the weather suddenly changed and Sir Roger was persuaded to give it a go with his pacers Chris Brasher, a founder of the London Marathon, and Chris Chataway. As he came around for his last lap he was on his own and Austrian coach ...

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  17. Roger Bannister, first four-minute miler, dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | Tampa Bay Online

    On the morning of May 6, 1954, a Thursday, Roger Bannister, 25, a medical student in London, worked his usual shift at St. Mary's Hospital and took an early afternoon train to Oxford. He had lunch with some old friends, then met track teammates Christopher Chataway and Chris Brasher.

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  18. Bannister, first sub-4-minute miler, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    ... Oxford. He had lunch with some old friends, then met a couple of his track teammates, Christopher Chataway and Chris Brasher. As members of an amateur all-star team, they were preparing to run against Oxford University. About 1,200 people showed up ...

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  19. Roger Bannister: Modest amateur who ran into sporting legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... a train from Paddington to Oxford to meet up with his Oxford University contemporaries and pace-setters, Chris Brasher and Chris Chataway, who had simply taken the afternoon off. As their time came, at 5pm, the breeze abated. There were those who ...

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  20. The Legend of Sir Roger BannisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | The Indian Express

    ... him in his attempt. And these were no mean athletes but both champions in their own right: Chris Chataway and Chris Brasher. Chataway would set a world record in the 5000 meters and Brasher would win an Olympic gold in the 3000 meters steeplechase. ...

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