Paula Radcliffe

Paula Radcliffe

September 27, 2023

WTW: Is Tigst Assefa's 2:11:53 Marathon Really That Shocking? Are The US Men's Marathoners in Trouble for Paris?

A woman has run 2:11:53 for the marathon - that's equivalent to a 3:56.21 mile according to WA - which seems shocking but Rojo tells you why it may not really be that crazy if you think about it.
December 01, 2020

Jordan Hasay Looking to Get Back on Track at Valencia Marathon

The last 14 months have been tumultuous for Hasay, from losing coach Alberto Salazar to DNFing Chicago to finishing a hobbled 26th at the Olympic Trials. Find out here what new coach Paula Radcliffe is expecting from Hasy on Sunday.
July 09, 2020

I Was Bored, So I Watched the Greatest Marathon Ever -- 2002 London

Eighteen years ago, the three men who held the marathon WR from 1999 to 2011 - Geb, Tergat and Khannouchi - sparred on the streets of London in an epic race and Paula Radcliffe announced herself as a marathon star. It was the marathon's greatest day.
November 27, 2019

Gobble, Gobble: Post NCAA Cross Country Turkey Trot Podcast

NCAAs are in the books and Turkey Trots are here.
November 21, 2019

Podcast: Letesenbet Gidey Greatest World Record Ever? Paula Radcliffe and Jordan Hasay Link Up, NCAA Cross Country Preview

We break down Mary Cain and her allegations vs Alberto Salazar and the NOP.
October 15, 2019

What a Week: Kipchoge Goes Sub 2 in Marathon, Paula Radcliffe's World Record Gets Destroyed by Brigid Kosgei, 10 Americans Go Sub 2:12?

Eliud Kipchoge went sub 2 in the marathon, Paula Radcliffe's world record was destroyed by Brigid Kosgei, and 10 Americans went sub 2:12. We make sense of it all.
April 25, 2018

Eliud Kipchoge is the GOAT, Paula Radcliffe is Too, Josh Kerr Runs Fast, But Nick Willis is Still King

Plus Commonwealth Games, Joshua Cheptegei, Tim Don update. And Sarah Sellers wasn't the only one to negative split Boston.
April 21, 2018

15 Years On, Paula Radcliffe Reflects on Her 2:15:25 Marathon World Record

"The longer it’s gone on, obviously, the more attached I’ve become to it," Radcliffe said, who added that she would not trade her record for Olympic gold, which eluded her in her career. "And it’s started feel a little bit like part of the family. But it’s inevitable it’s going to get beaten at some point." *MB: Paula Radcliffe's WR could go down this weekend, what questions would you like us to ask her this weekend? 
April 19, 2018

RRW: Will Male Pacers Help Women Break World Record At London Marathon?

This will be the first time since Paula Radcliffe set her 2:15:25 WR in 2003 that London has used male pacers for the women's race.
April 18, 2018

Breaking 2:15:25: Can the Women's World Record Go Down at the London Marathon? An LRC Examination

Mary Keitany and Tirunesh Dibaba, two of the greatest women's distance runners in history will chase the greatest women's distance world record on Sunday. Can they possibly break Paula Radcliffe's 2:15:25?
January 25, 2018

Mary Keitany Will Use Male Pacers To Try And Break Paula Radcliffe's 2:15:25 World Record At The 2018 London Marathon

When Keitany ran the 2:17:01 women's only WR last year, she was on pace to break 2:15:25 at halfway, but had to run the second half of the race solo when her pacer fell back.
April 23, 2017

Wow: Mary Keitany Survives Nearly Suicidal First Half and Blitzes A 2:17:01 To Take Down Paula Radcliffe's Women's Only World Record and Win 2017 London Marathon

Running history was made today when the greatest field assembled in women's marathoning history battled against each other. Mary Keitany ran the fastest marathon ever in an women's only race and she did so in mind-boggling fashion as she ran the first half more than a minute faster than any woman in history. Tirunesh Dibaba had a historic run as well, putting herself third on the all-time list in 2:17:56. On the American front, Laura Thweatt had a super impressive run, taking almost 3-minutes off her PB to finish sixth in 2:25:38. *MB: Laura Thweatt 2:25:38 in London, #7 all-time US
April 21, 2017

RRW: London Marathon Women Could Tackle All-Women's World Record

There was talk at the London press conference of Paula Radcliffe's 2:17:42 "all-women" WR as the pacemakers are targettign a 69-min first half.
April 14, 2016

RRW Flashback: Paula Radcliffe Sets Marathon WR 13 Years Ago Today

Thirteen years ago yesterday, Radcliffe ran her still standing WR of 2:15:25. At the time, Chicago race director Carey Pinkowski put it well by saying, "She's like Neil Armstrong."
October 30, 2015

10 Minutes With Legend Haile Gebrselassie: Geb Reveals How He'd Beat Mo Farah - "I'd finish him early" - As He's Inducted in NYRR Hall of Fame with Paul Tergat, Paula Radcliffe and Tegla Loroupe

It doesn't get any better than Thursday in NYC for LRCers as Haile Gebrselassie, Paul Tergat, Paula Radcliffe and Tegla Loroupe were all in one room.