Freya Murray

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Freya Murray in the marathon of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London

Freya Murray (born September 20, 1983 in Edinburgh ) is a British long-distance runner .


So far she has been six times Scottish champion in cross country on the short distance (2003, 2004, 2006, 2008-2010) and four times in the long distance (2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010).

At the 2009 European Cross Country Championships in Dublin she finished ninth and won silver with the British team.

In 2010 she traveled to the World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz as the winner of the British elimination bout , where she finished 37th. In spring she won the Great Ireland Run ahead of Joanne Pavey and Benita Willis , and in autumn, starting for Scotland, she finished seventh over 5000 m and fifth over 10,000 m at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi . Shortly thereafter, she finished second in the Great South Run .

Freya Murray starts for Edinburgh AC and is coached by Steve Jones . She studied at Heriot-Watt University and has been working part-time as a structural engineer for Cundall since 2006 .

Personal bests

Web links


  1. ^ IAAF: Fagan and Murray nab 10Km victories in Dublin ( Memento of April 22, 2010 in the Internet Archive ). April 19, 2010
  2. ^ The Scotsman : Freya Murray, Athletics . January 2, 2002
  3. ^ The Sunday Herald: Starting off on right foot; Freya Murray has graduated with honors . May 23, 2003