Mount Gambier athlete looks back on nationally-recognised career

Kevin Mansell Medals Dsc 1927  TBW Newsgroup
WELL EARNED: The hard-earned medals Kevin Mansell received after competing in five Sydney to Melbourne races.

MANY people use running as an activity to keep fit, but few could match giant strides taken by retired Mount Gambier athlete Kevin Mansell.

In a seven-year period from 1984 to 1991, Mansell ran no less than 57,063.4km during a career which continued into the 21st century.

He would knock off the 100km barrier on a weekly


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