Freddie passed away in November 2021 aged 88. A member of Highgate Harriers, he qualified on the testing Sheffield to Harrogate and Back course in 1956, completing 100 miles in 22:30:13. He went on to complete a further 18 Centurion races.

Freddie was elected as a Centurions’ Vice-President in 1982 and also served on the committee as Honorary Secretary from 1986 – 1995. He used to spend the British winter at his property in Australia where he took part in a number of Australian Centurion races.