Despite a clean sweep of World, European and British Championships marathon titles, as well as a long-standing world record, one medal has always eluded the grasp of running legend Paula Radcliffe - Olympic gold. Paula secured her place at London
When you first take up running, what gets you out the door is sheer enjoyment. It's this that motivates you to complete your first race (and fans the desire to target your second and third...) and gives you the immense satisfaction of putting a hard-earned tick next to 'goal' in ...
When Nike brought Paula Radcliffe, Paul Tergat and Sebastian Coe to the Flora London Marathon Exhibition, they exclusively invited runnersworld.co.uk members to add their own questions to the official line-up. Here's what they had to say
Radcliffe (£14.99, Simon & Schuster)
When we asked you for questions for Paula Radcliffe, we hadn't bargained on you being such an imaginative bunch.It's only a couple of days since we asked for your questions, one of which we'll draw at random to win a place running alongside Paula
,175 finishers, with most eyes on the form of Paula Radcliffe. The world record holder’s Athens failure means she may well not be Olympic champion, but she is clearly still the world number one.After Sunday she now owns the three fastest ever marathon times
More than 30,000 runners will be taking on the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday – so we’ve called in some running legends to give you their best tips. Click through for inspiring advice from Paula Radcliffe, Steve Cram, Scott Overall, David Weir
Time not givenThe thing that kept me going - the thought of a swim, a steam and a massage on Monday!Also Paula Radcliffe's tip of counting to 100 backwards. If it works for her..... although I got through a lot more 100's than she probably does
five women’s World records at the London Marathon, culminating in Paula Radcliffe’s mixed-race 2:15:25 in 2003. Radcliffe also owns the women’s-only record of 2:18:56 from 2002. Khalid Khannouchi USA set a men’s World record of 2:05:38 in 2002
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