Simon Rayner of Toronto has set a new Canadian age-group record of 9:41.54 in the M55 3,000m at the World Masters Athletics Indoor Championships in Toruń, Poland today. Rayner took almost a second off Stuart Galloway’s previous record of 9:42.22, set in 2016.
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NEWS FLASH – NEW CANADIAN 🇨🇦RECORD ALERT 🚨: – – A huge congratulations to UTTC athlete M55 Simon Rayner who achieved a new Canadian Record in the 3000m at the 2019 WMA Indoor Track and Field Championships, today in Torun Poland 🇵🇱 Simon ran 9:41.64, breaking the previously held record of his former UTTC team mate Stuart Galloway of 9:42.22. Fantastic running by Simon!! 📸: @dougshaggysmith . . #uttc #bleedblue #canadianrecord #3000m #trackie #tracknation #wmaictorun2019 #canadianmastersathletics #indoortrackandfield #runitfast #ovaloffice @varsitybluestf @canadianrunning @athleticsont @athleticscanada @ontariorunners @wearetherunners @iaaf_athletics @wmatoronto2020 @sony_music_canada
Rayner is originally from the UK but has lived in Toronto for many years. He trains with the University of Toronto Track Club.
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