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Way, Whitehead to race in Glasgow

Steve Way and Amy Whitehead will compete for England in the marathon at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, it has been announced.

Way, who ran a personal best of 2 hours 16 minutes 27 seconds at the London Marathon, and Whitehead, who will also be making her Commonwealth Games debut, are the first individuals to be selected from athletics by Commonwealth Games England.

Team Leader Peter Stanley said: "Steve and Amy ran superbly at the London Marathon, with both fulfilling our selection criteria. We are nearing the end of the qualification period for athletes before the final selection meeting takes places in early June."