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Gerrard eyes Olympics

Fresh from his debut half-marathon, Manx long-distance runner Keith Gerrard is looking towards the Olympics.

The Island Games gold medallist finished as first Briton, and tenth overall, in the Great North Run, setting a new Manx record in the process.

The race, from Newcastle to South Shields, is the biggest in the United Kingdom giving the Manx Sports Aid-backed athlete major exposure on the world stage.

Keith told Manx Radio he was pleased with the result but said he was eyeing greater things: (play audio file)

He went on to thank Martin Bullock Manxsport and Colebourn Home Entertainment Centre for their continued support.

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