English long-distance specialist who once held world and national records in the 5,000 meters. He also broke the UK record for 3,000 meters.
He earned a degree from Loughborough University before making his national competition debut in 1973.
He never earned an Olympic medal, despite all of his national long-distance running dominance.
He has two children with wife Linda Moorcroft.
He once held the 5,000 meters world record, but he was surpassed by Kenenisa Bekele .