The runner Ron Hill died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
World record setting runner who was the second man to ever break the 2:10 in a marathon. He ran in two Olympic marathons, won the 74th Boston Marathon, and won gold medals at the 1969 European Championships and the 1970 Commonwealth Games.
He was born in Accrington, Lancashire, UK. He was born to parents Allan and Eva. His wife’s name was May. He had sons named Steven and Graham.
How did Ron Hill die?
Hill died on May 23 in a hospital in Tameside, England, near Manchester. He was 82. His son Steven said the cause was urosepsis, an infection. Anyone watching Hill race on the marathon circuit would have noticed that he wore a breathable mesh top and shorts split up the sides to cool him off.