Full name: John William Allen
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: January 15, 1926 in Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: September 16, 2006 in San Bernardino, California, United States
Affiliations: Kansington High School
Country: United States
John Allen competed for various clubs as a walker – Gardentown AC, Niagara AAU, St. Francis Xavier AC, and Buffalo AC. He won 10 AAU walk titles – 15K in 1962, 40K in 1962, 50K in 1961, and in the 25K he was champion from 1954-60.
Personal Best: 50kmW – 4-41:08 (1960).
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