Tom Payne wins the London to Brighton walking race but appears to be overcome with fatigue.
London to Brighton, Sussex.
Intertitle: "IN 8hrs. 21m. 33 2/5 secs. Tom Payne wins Surrey Walking Club's Race over famous course - in splendid style".
Various shots of speed walkers walking up a village street, a small crowd of spectators stands on the pavement, the walkers are accompanied by men on bicycles (their coaches?).
M/S of the sea front at Brighton, crowds line the street to see Tom Payne win the race, Policemen hold back the eager spectators. C/U of Tom at the end of the race surrounded by well-wishers wanting to shake his hand. Tom is on the verge of collapse, he places his hand in his hand and appears to be sobbing.
Note: Tom is seen winning another walking race in story - TOM PAYNE WINS MANCHESTER WALK - also in G 707. AH 2000.