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 .
  • Stewart Dutfield 
    • £15 
    • 6 mos
  • Harriet Drouin 
    • £5 
    • 7 mos
  • Daniel Mortensen 
    • £5 
    • 7 mos
  • Philip Partington 
    • £5 
    • 7 mos
  • Pat Goddard 
    • £5 
    • 8 mos
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Organizer

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