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Get Jonny Mellor to The Gold Coast 2018

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The Men's Marathon Qualifying Standard was set at 2:14:00.

Jonny was the only man to break that, running 2:12:57.

Based on that time, he would have medalled at 3 of the last 4 Commonwealth Games. Yet, England Athletics have stated they don't feel he's a realistic medal hope.

Jonny's been one of England's top distance runners for years and a chance to compete in The Games can take his career to the next level, as Callum Hawkins testified after being selected to run at The Olympics.

If we can overturn their decision, then at least Jonny will be able to go out there and prove himself.

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