Hugh Jones

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Birthday
1, 1955
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
1, 1955 (age 62)
Birthplace
England

About

Long distance runner who, in 1982, became the first British man to win the London Marathon. He later broke the record at the Stockholm Marathon with a time of 2:11:37.

Before Fame

He competed in long distance running at Latymer Upper School and the University of Liverpool.

Trivia

After his retirement from running, he became the editor of Distance Running magazine and President of the Road Runners Club.

Family Life

He has a son named Nathan and daughters Coral, Ella and Holly.

Associated With

He and Kenya's Samuel Wanjiru are both winners of the London Marathon.