• Short Summary

    Seven mile walking race in Regent's Park, London - won by A. E. Plumb the National Champion.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Regents Park, London. Over 200 of our best walkers - compete for 7 miles 'Open' - A.E. Plumb - National Champion & World's record holder - first home in 50 mins 33 secs."

    Regents Park, London.

    A large number of speed walkers lined up for the start of the race. They are wearing sports clothes. They walk off.

    Shots of them walking around the Park at high speed. This is the Highgate Harriers 7 mile open walk. 237 walkers are taking part. Among those taking part are T W Green (possibly Tommy Green) - the Olympic Champion, A E Plumb - the national champion, C W Hyde - the Middlesex Champion, A C Bletchin - the Surrey Champion, P McGaffey (Sp?) - the Irish Champion.

    Shots of Plumb as he has moved out into the lead at the halfway stage. Other walkers also follow. People line the route to watch the race.

    Plumb walks towards the camera.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    687.35
    Media URN:
    5249
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:41:00 / 01:43:12:00
    Canister:
    32/87

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