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  • RIP Kerryn McCann

    Kerryn McCann has died aged 41 from breast cancer, apologies if this has been posted, 2 commonwealth titles, 3 olympic marathons, very sad she leaves behind 3 young children and her husband!

    Her history

    Marathon
    WC 1993: 31 (Half marathon)
    CWG 1994: 10 (marathon)
    WC 1995: 15 (marathon)
    OG 1996: 28 (marathon)
    WC 1999: 23
    OG 2000: 11 (marathon)
    CWG 2002: 1 (marathon)
    WC 2002: 11 (Half marathon)
    OG 2004: 31 (marathon)
    CWG 2006: 1 (marathon)

    personal bests:

    3000 Metres 8:54.41 (1999)
    5000 metres: 15:08.69 (2000 - Australian record)
    10000 metres 31.55.94 (1999)
    Half marathon: 1:07.48 (2000 - Australian record)
    Marathon: 2:25.59 (2000)

    National Championships: 1988 (1st, Mile), 1992 & 1999 (1st, Cross Country), 1993 (1st, Half Marathon), 1988 & 1993 (1st, Marathon),, 2002 (1st, 10,000m)


    Kerryn's greatest race was 2006 commonwealth marathon when she swapped the lead 3 or 4 times as the finish appraoched... she takes her son on her lap of honour! http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=nTXlnOlKO4g

    in 2000 sydney she was in the form of her life having run a 2:25 marathon which would have placed her 4th in the race, she finished 11th the 1st australian home!

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    More here: http://mb.trackandfieldnews.com/discuss ... highlight=

    Very sad. There is going to be a public tribute at the Zatopek meet in Melbourne tonight.

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