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Steve Jones
Steve Jones (born August 4, 1955) is a Welsh athlete and former world marathon record holder.

Jones began his career as an aircraft technician in the Royal Air Force and began training for the marathon in 1983 after a career in 10.000m.

In 1984, he ran his first competitive marathon in Chicago, coming in at 2h08m05s and thus breaking the world record of australian Robert de Castella.

He won the London Marathon in 1985 and achieved his career best marathon time of 2h07m13s in Chicago in 1985.

In 1986 he won a Commonwealth bronze medal in the 10,000m

He was the first Welsh athlete to appear on the cover of the prestigious running magazine Running Times.

He currently lives in Boulder, Colorado.



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