I can think of two off the top of my head:
Pete Pfitzinger's trials marathon win
Dave Moorcroft's then WR in the 5,000
i can see for miles wrote:
I think there is also a difference between controlling the race from the front - e.g. Mary Slaney in the 1983 WC - and trying to run away from the field and steal the race.
Randy Oldman wrote:
Paula Radcliffe, New York, New York.