Published in Centurion news · 25 July 2021
Derek Harrison C466
Derek Harrison died Friday, 16 August 2021 at the age of 86. He was a true legend of Manx athletics, and in his heyday he was one of the greatest long distance walkers in the world.
Derek qualified as a Centurion in 1971 at Surrey Walking Club's Ewhurst 100 with a time of 19:34:35 and was a member of Boundary Harriers, Isle of Man.
One of Derek's gtetest achievements (which were many) was to set a new world 24 hour road recod - set in Rouen (FRA)