Athlete Profile

Helen Clitheroe

  • COUNTRY Great Britain & N.I. Great Britain & N.I.
  • DATE OF BIRTH 2 JAN 1974
Helen Clitheroe takes the European indoor 3000m title in Paris (Getty Images)
Helen Clitheroe takes the European indoor 3000m title in Paris (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY Great Britain & N.I. Great Britain & N.I.
  • DATE OF BIRTH 2 JAN 1974
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
800 Metres 2:03.20 Stretford 03 SEP 2002
1500 Metres 4:01.10 Monaco 19 JUL 2002
3000 Metres 8:51.82 Rieti 29 AUG 2010
Two Miles 9:38.39 Bruxelles 14 SEP 2007
5000 Metres 15:06.75 London (CP) 06 AUG 2011
10,000 Metres 32:11.29 Oslo (Bislett) 04 JUN 2011
10 Kilometres 31:45 Manchester 15 MAY 2011
Half Marathon 1:11:46 New Orleans, LA 24 FEB 2013
3000 Metres Steeplechase 9:29.14 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG 2008
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
1500 Metres 4:05.81 Stockholm 20 FEB 2007
One Mile 4:29.46 Birmingham, GBR 20 FEB 2010
3000 Metres 8:39.81 Birmingham, GBR 19 FEB 2011
Two Miles 9:50.65 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 15 FEB 2014
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
800 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 2:03.53 London (CP) 22 JUL
2002 2:03.20 Stretford 03 SEP
2000 2:03.75 Gateshead 28 AUG
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 4:06.49 Birmingham 10 JUL
2010 4:06.04 Gateshead 10 JUL
2009 4:08.31 Shanghai 20 SEP
2008 4:08.36 Shanghai 20 SEP
2007 4:09.51 Lausanne 10 JUL
2006 4:05.46 Rieti 27 AUG
2005 4:05.19 Helsinki 14 AUG
2004 4:04.82 Rieti 05 SEP
2003 4:07.16 Sevilla 07 JUN
2002 4:01.10 Monaco 19 JUL
2001 4:07.56 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 29 JUN
2000 4:04.82 Barcelona 25 JUL
1999 4:06.72 Barcelona 29 JUL
1998 4:14.53 Gateshead 19 JUL
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 9:03.95 Cork 08 JUL
2010 8:51.82 Rieti 29 AUG
2008 9:04.38 Annecy 21 JUN
2007 8:51.94 London (CP) 03 AUG
2006 8:58.64 Ostrava 30 MAY
2002 8:58.33 Sheffield 30 JUN
2001 9:03.71 Gateshead 19 AUG
2000 9:09.18 Loughborough 21 MAY
Two Miles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2007 9:38.39 Bruxelles 14 SEP
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 15:31.76 Palo Alto, CA 04 MAY
2012 15:49.13 Helsinki 28 JUN
2011 15:06.75 London (CP) 06 AUG
2008 15:49.98 Hengelo 24 MAY
2002 15:50.16 Walnut, CA 19 APR
10,000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 32:11.29 Oslo (Bislett) 04 JUN
10 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 31:45 Manchester 15 MAY
2008 32:15 Leeds 23 NOV
2007 32:44 Clitheroe 31 DEC
2006 32:32 31 DEC
Half Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2013 1:11:46 New Orleans, LA 24 FEB
3000 Metres Steeplechase Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2010 9:50.21 London (CP) 14 AUG
2009 9:34.66 London (CP) 25 JUL
2008 9:29.14 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG
2007 9:41.59 Stuttgart 22 SEP
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 4:09.70 Stockholm 23 FEB
2011 4:06.86 Stockholm 22 FEB
2010 4:10.08 Stuttgart 06 FEB
2008 4:12.22 Stockholm 21 FEB
2007 4:05.81 Stockholm 20 FEB
2006 4:09.78 Stockholm 02 FEB
2005 4:07.54 Madrid 05 MAR
One Mile Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2010 4:29.46 Birmingham, GBR 20 FEB
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 9:09.96 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 15 FEB
2013 8:50.16 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB
2012 8:45.59 Glasgow (KH) 28 JAN
2011 8:39.81 Birmingham, GBR 19 FEB
2010 9:05.87 Glasgow (KH) 30 JAN
2009 9:07.43 Glasgow (KH) 31 JAN
2008 8:51.02 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB
2007 8:58.27 Sheffield 10 FEB
2006 9:04.60 Birmingham 18 FEB
2005 9:04.32 Birmingham 18 FEB
Two Miles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 9:50.65 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 15 FEB
Honours - 1500 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
13th IAAF World Indoor Championships 7 4:10.38 Doha 14 MAR 2010
3rd IAAF World Athletics Final 10 4:09.41 Monaco 09 SEP 2005
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 10 4:05.19 Helsinki 14 AUG 2005
8th IAAF World Championships 9sf1 4:16.39 Edmonton 05 AUG 2001
27th Olympic Games 9sf2 4:09.60 Sydney 28 SEP 2000
7th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 11h2 4:12.17 Sevilla 27 AUG 1999
Honours - 3000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2012 7 8:59.04 Istanbul (Ataköy Arena) 11 MAR 2012
12th IAAF World Indoor Championships 9 8:52.77 Valencia, ESP 08 MAR 2008
5th IAAF World Athletics Final 7 9:02.41 Stuttgart 23 SEP 2007
Honours - 5000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 12 15:21.22 Daegu 02 SEP 2011
Honours - 3000 Metres Steeplechase
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 9h2 9:41.71 Berlin 15 AUG 2009
6th IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 9 9:39.72 Stuttgart 13 SEP 2008
The XXIX Olympic Games 6h1 9:29.14 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG 2008
5th IAAF World Athletics Final 6 9:41.59 Stuttgart 22 SEP 2007
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 6h2 9:45.59 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 25 AUG 2007
Honours - Short Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
33rd IAAF World Cross Country Championships 57 14:42 Saint-Galmier 20 MAR 2005
32nd IAAF World Cross Country Championships 19 13:45 Bruxelles 21 MAR 2004
31st IAAF World Cross Country Championships 31 13:36 Lausanne 30 MAR 2003
30th IAAF/Sport Ireland World Cross Country Championships 22 14:18 Dublin 24 MAR 2002
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 35 15:59 Oostende 25 MAR 2001
28th World Cross Country Championships 34 13:38 Vilamoura 19 MAR 2000
27th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 39 16:29 Belfast 28 MAR 1999
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 46 13:35 Marrakech 22 MAR 1998