An item about Tom Payne, champion walker, winning another race.
Manchester to Blackpool.
Intertitle: "A WONDERFUL WALKER. Tom Payne (who recently won London-Brighton Walk) leads all the way and wins easily for the sixth time".
Two cars and a man on a bicycle escort Tom as he speed walks down a suburban street, a small crowd of onlookers stand on the pavement and follow the cars. M/S of a crowd waiting at the finishing line, Tom reaches the end of the race, some spectators walk with him for the final few yards. M/S of the Mayor presenting a trophy to Tom. C/U of Tom, lots of men shake his hands. Tom looks thin and wiry with spectacles.
Note: Tom is seen in action again in story - TOM PAYNE WINS LONDON - BRIGHTON RACE, also in G 707. AH 2000.