Alastair Wood had a wonderful career as a distance runner with international vests over at least three distances on the track as well as on the roads and over the country. One race that is possibly not as well remembered as it might be is his victory in the World Veterans Marathon held in Paris in 1974. Thanks to Colin Young sending the programme, the report is below.
An excellent time against top class opposition and another World Championship for Scotland!
The report continues:
And the results