Full name: Stephen Hunter "Steve" McCooke
Born: September 4, 1918 in Armoy, Moyle, Great Britain
Died: March 16, 2007 in Broughshane, Ballymena, Great Britain
Affiliations: East Antrim Harriers, Ballyclare (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Steve McCooke did not take up distance running until his mid-20s, when he took up running as a way to train for boxing. He joined the East Antrim Harriers in Ballyclare, and trained with them twice a week, despite a 75-mile bicycle trip he had to make. In 2002 he was inducted into Newtown Abbey Councils' Sporting Hall of Fame.
Personal Best: 10000 – 31:29.0e (1948).
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