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Marian Sutton
British long-distance runner

Marian Sutton

Marian Sutton
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Intro British long-distance runner
Is Athlete
From United Kingdom
Field Sports
Gender female
Birth 7 October 1963, London
Age 58 years
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Marian Rosemarie Sutton (born 7 October 1963) is an English long-distance runner. She won the Chicago Marathon twice and competed for Britain at the 2000 Summer Olympics and several IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. She represented England at the 2002 Commonwealth Games, placing eighth in marathon.
Sutton's came to promenence as a marathon runner when she finished fifth in the 1995 Chicago Marathon. Then determined to qualify for the 1996 Summer Olympics she with coach Bud Baldaro scheduled training to cope with the heat expected in Atlanta. However she was not selected for the British team with Karen MacLeod and Suzanne Rigg taking the final two places along side Liz McColgan. This snub spurred Sutton on to win the Chicago Marathon in 1996 and completed the double win a year later.
Sutton was selected for the 2000 Summer Olympics as the only Briton.

Competition Record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  United Kingdom
1992 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom 37th Half marathon 1:13:09
1993 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Brussels, Belgium 19th Half marathon 1:12:37
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 14th Marathon 2:39:45
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 22nd Marathon 2:40:34
1994 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Oslo, Norway 72th Half marathon 1:16:15
1995 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 5th Marathon 2:32:36
1996 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 1st Marathon 2:30:41
1997 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 1st Marathon 2:29:03
1997 Fleet Half Marathon Fleet, England 1st Half marathon 1:12:35
1999 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Palermo, Italy 22nd Half marathon 1:12:36
1999 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 7th Marathon 2:28:42 (PB)
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 26th Marathon 2:34:33
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, England 8th Marathon 2:45:55
2002 Austin Marathon Austin, Texas, United States 1st Marathon 2:31:43
2002 Four Villages Half Marathon Helsby, England 1st Half marathon 1:13:08

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