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Monday 25 February 2019

Ron Bentley - RIP

RIP Ron Bentley - Former World Record Holder, Comrades Marathon Team Winner & Tipton Harriers Legend
Tipton Harriers are deeply saddened to report the death of Ron Bentley at the age of 88 after a long illness.

Ron was a former holder of the 24 Hour World Record, accomplished ultra distance runner and was Team Manager for many of Tipton Harriers winning teams over many decades.

A detailed obituary can be found here. (Please feel free to abstract what information you require. Copies of all photos are attached.)

Details of the funeral arrangements will be posted on the club website in due course.

Should you wish to relate your memories of Ron please see the following link for how to do so.

Please circulate to all those that may be knew Ron or may be otherwise interested.

Links to the story of his world record may be found here.


Chris Holloway
Tipton Harriers Archivist/Historian

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