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Back to the Future '85 Dinner

In 1985 a 24 year old British Athlete named Steve Cram did something that no athlete had ever achieved, broke 3 World Records at 3 different distances, all within 19 amazing days.

The first record fell in a memorable race in Nice on July 16th, when Cram beat Said Aouita by 4 hundredths of a second. Eleven days later at the infamous Bislett Games in Oslo Cram defeated Seb Coe smashing his Mile world record in the process. Finally on August 4th 1985 in Budapest, Steve Cram took the 2000m world record away from the legendary New Zealander, John Walker.

Back to the Future ‘85 stepped back into the golden era of athletics when British middle distance runners dominated the World and Cram's 19 days of glory added to the unforgettable exploits of Coe and Ovett.


The evening superbly hosted by Jim Rosenthal, celebrated this and other sporting successes of 1985, including Barry Mcguigan's immense World title fight. 320 guests enjoyed the opportunity to go back in time to a year that will live long in the memory for sports fans throughout the UK with many of the main characters present on the night to relive their momentous achievements. The evening also raised over £6000 for COCO on the night and gave Steve an early 50th birthday celebration he will never forget. 2011 sees Back to the Future returns to celebrate 1991. 20 years on we remember that momentous World Championships 4 x 4 relay victory for Messer’s Black, Redmond, Regis and Akabusi. A night not to be missed!

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In 1998 former British Army officer Jim Panton and former international athlete Steve Cram joined forces to raise much-needed funds for the children of a small war-torn community in Bosnia.

Running a 52-mile marathon, they and a handful of Army officers succeeded in raising vital funds for the community. After seeing the difference that their support and funds made they made a pledge to continue their efforts for the benefit of many other children throughout the world. It was at this point that COCO, Comrades of Children Overseas, was born.

To this day, COCO continues to work towards brighter futures across the globe with the same drive and determination.

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