Paula Radcliffe Facts
English long-distance runner
- Paula Jane Radcliffe was born on 17 December 1973.
- She holds the women's world record holder in the marathon with her time of 2:15:25 hours.
- She is a three-time winner of the London Marathon, two-time New York Marathon champion, and won the 2002 Chicago Marathon.
- She is a former world champion in the marathon, half marathon and cross country.
- She is suffering from asthma.
- She was inducted into the England Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010.
- At age 33, she gave birth to her first child, daughter Isla, after a 27-hour labour in 2007.
- Her second child, a son, Raphael, was born on 29 September 2010.