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Lockley breaks Manx marathon record by almost four minutes

Local runner finishes 27th overall in elite men's race

Manx athlete Ollie Lockley set a new Isle of Man record while competing in the men's elite race at the London Marathon.

He completed the course in 2 hours, 19 minutes and 40 seconds, placing 27th overall.

It beats the long-standing record set by David Cowell at the 1974 Commonwealth Games by almost four minutes.

Lockley was one of just 40 elite men invited to take part in this year's event.

He spoke to Rhian Evans:

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