LONDON MARATHON: Scott smashes his personal best

Aaron Scott was, as expected, the top local finisher in the London Marathon yesterday (April 23).

Monday, 24th April 2017, 10:46 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:35 pm
The Duke of Cambridge (left), Prince Harry (right) and the Duchess of Cambridge watch the runners cross at the start line of the Virgin Money London Marathon. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire

The 30 year-old Stamford athlete, who runs for Lincoln Wellington, clocked a personal best of 2:17.47 to finish fourth in the club runners race.

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His previous best was the 2:19.18 he ran in last year’s London Marathon.

He tweeted after the race: “I’m delighted, but remind me not to go through half in 67 flat again, world of pain! I couldn’t feel me legs for the last five miles.”