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Time of 1:18:47 sets a new World Record at the Bristol Half Marathon

Richard set a new world record for a leg amputee at the Bristol Half Marathon.  His time of 1hour 18mins 47seconds meant that he broke the leg amputee record for a second time in 2009.
His previous best was at the Bath Half Marathon where he completed the course with a time of  1 hour 19
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Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

The First Leg Amputee to Run Sub Three Hour Marathon

Double legged amputee marathon runner, Richard Whitehead capped an amazing week by breaking the 3 hour barrier at the 2009 Rome Marathon (22 March 2009). His time of 2 hours 56 minutes and 45 seconds was the fastest ever by a leg amputee.

Monday, October 20th, 2008