Paula Radcliffe breaks away from the field in the women's marathon (Getty Images)
Paula Radcliffe breaks away from the field in the women's marathon (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY Great Britain & N.I. Great Britain & N.I.
  • DATE OF BIRTH 17 DEC 1973
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
400 Metres 58.9 01 JAN 1992
800 Metres 2:05.22 01 JAN 1995
1000 Metres 2:47.17 01 JAN 1993
1500 Metres 4:05.37 Glasgow 01 JUL 2001
One Mile 4:24.94 Zürich 14 AUG 1996
2000 Metres 5:39.20 Sheffield 29 AUG 1993
3000 Metres 8:22.20 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 JUL 2002
Two Miles 9:32.07 Loughborough 23 MAY 1999
5000 Metres 14:29.11 Bydgoszcz 20 JUN 2004
10,000 Metres 30:01.09 München 06 AUG 2002
10 Kilometres 30:21 San Juan, PUR 23 FEB 2003
15 Kilometres 47:29 Portsmouth 26 OCT 2008
20 Kilometres 1:03:26 Bristol 06 OCT 2001
Half Marathon 1:06:47 Bristol 07 OCT 2001
25 Kilometres 1:22:47 Helsinki 14 AUG 2005
30 Kilometres 1:39:22 Helsinki 14 AUG 2005
Marathon 2:15:25 London 13 APR 2003
5 Kilometres 14:57 London 02 SEP 2001
8 Kilometres 24:38 Balmoral 24 APR 1999
5 Miles Road 24:47 Balmoral 24 APR 1999
10 Miles Road 52:39 Chicago 13 OCT 2002
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
400 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1992 58.9 01 JAN
800 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1995 2:05.22 01 JAN
1000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1993 2:47.17 01 JAN
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 4:13.13 Eugene, OR 04 JUN
2001 4:05.37 Glasgow 01 JUL
2000 4:11.45 Barcelona 25 JUL
1999 4:06.71 Glasgow 04 SEP
1998 4:05.81 Hengelo 01 JUN
1997 4:08.15 Hengelo 31 MAY
1995 4:06.84 Gateshead 02 JUL
One Mile Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1998 4:31.72 Glasgow 30 AUG
1996 4:24.94 Zürich 14 AUG
1995 4:28.93 Köln 18 AUG
2000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1993 5:39.20 Sheffield 29 AUG
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 8:50.18 Leiria 18 JUN
2002 8:22.20 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 JUL
2001 8:26.97 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 29 JUN
2000 8:28.85 Zürich 11 AUG
1999 8:27.40 Zürich 11 AUG
1998 8:38.84 Sheffield 02 AUG
1997 8:35.28 Zürich 13 AUG
1996 8:37.07 Monaco 10 AUG
1995 8:40.82 Zürich 16 AUG
1993 8:40.40 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium) 16 AUG
1992 8:51.78 Seoul 20 SEP
1991 9:23.29 Espoo 15 JUN
Two Miles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1999 9:32.07 Loughborough 23 MAY
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 15:27.67 Leiria 19 JUN
2004 14:29.11 Bydgoszcz 20 JUN
2002 14:31.42 Manchester 28 JUL
2001 14:32.44 Berlin 31 AUG
2000 14:44.36 London (Crystal Palace) 05 AUG
1999 14:43.54 London 07 AUG
1998 14:51.27 Stockholm 05 AUG
1997 14:45.51 Bruxelles 22 AUG
1996 14:46.76 Köln 16 AUG
1995 14:49.27 London 07 JUL
10,000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 30:42.75 Helsinki 06 AUG
2004 30:17.15 Gateshead 27 JUN
2002 30:01.09 München 06 AUG
2001 30:55.80 Barakaldo 07 APR
2000 30:26.97 Sydney 30 SEP
1999 30:27.13 Sevilla 26 AUG
1998 30:48.58 Lisboa 04 APR
10 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 32:06 Monaco 11 DEC
2008 31:37 Portsmouth 26 OCT
2005 30:45 New Orleans, LA 26 MAR
2004 30:45 San Juan, PUR 29 FEB
2003 30:21 San Juan, PUR 23 FEB
2002 30:38 London 22 SEP
2001 30:47 New York, NY 09 JUN
15 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 49:59 Berlin 25 SEP
2009 49:23 New York, NY 16 AUG
2008 47:29 Portsmouth 26 OCT
2007 50:12 New York City, NY 04 NOV
2005 49:53 Helsinki 14 AUG
2003 47:46 Vilamoura 04 OCT
2002 49:04 Chicago 13 OCT
2001 47:44 Bristol 07 OCT
20 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 1:06:49 Berlin 25 SEP
2009 1:06:10 New York, NY 16 AUG
2007 1:07:04 New York City, NY 04 NOV
2007 1:07:04 New York City, NY 04 NOV
2005 1:06:16 Helsinki 14 AUG
2002 1:05:26 Chicago 13 OCT
2001 1:03:26 Bristol 06 OCT
Half Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 1:12:03 Wien 15 APR
2011 1:10:30 Berlin 25 SEP
2009 1:09:45 New York, NY 16 AUG
2007 1:10:47 New York City, NY 04 NOV
2005 1:09:49 Helsinki 14 AUG
2004 1:10:51 New York 07 NOV
2003 1:07:35 Vilamoura 04 OCT
2001 1:06:47 Bristol 07 OCT
2000 1:09:07 Veracruz 12 NOV
25 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 1:23:50 Berlin 25 SEP
2007 1:24:27 New York City, NY 04 NOV
2005 1:22:47 Helsinki 14 AUG
30 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 1:41:07 Berlin 25 SEP
2008 1:43:32 New York City, NY 02 NOV
2007 1:41:16 New York City, NY 04 NOV
2005 1:39:22 Helsinki 14 AUG
2002 1:39:45 London 14 APR
Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 2:23:46 Berlin 25 SEP
2009 2:29:27 New York City, NY 01 NOV
2008 2:23:56 New York City, NY 02 NOV
2007 2:23:09 New York City, NY 04 NOV
2005 2:17:42 London 17 APR
2004 2:23:10 New York, NY 07 NOV
2003 2:15:25 London 13 APR
2002 2:17:18 Chicago, IL 13 OCT
5 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 30:21 San Juan, PUR 23 FEB
2001 14:57 London 02 SEP
8 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 25:09 Balmoral 14 APR
1999 24:38 Balmoral 24 APR
5 Miles Road Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 25:18 Balmoral 14 APR
2000 25:04 Loughrea 15 OCT
1999 24:47 Balmoral 24 APR
10 Miles Road Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2002 52:39 Chicago 13 OCT
Honours - 3000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF Grand Prix Final 4 8:46.19 München 11 SEP 1999
IAAF/Mobil Grand Prix Final 4 8:42.55 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 09 SEP 1995
4th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 7 8:40.40 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium) 16 AUG 1993
4th IAAF World Junior Championships 4 8:51.78 Seoul 20 SEP 1992
Honours - 5000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
13th IAAF Grand Prix Final 3 15:17.02 Fukuoka 13 SEP 1997
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 4 15:01.74 Athína 09 AUG 1997
IAAF/MOBIL Grand Prix Final 4 14:56.36 Milano 07 SEP 1996
XXVI Olympic Games 5 15:13.11 Atlanta, GA 28 JUL 1996
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 5 14:57.02 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 12 AUG 1995
Honours - 10,000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 9 30:42.75 Helsinki 06 AUG 2005
28th Olympic Games f DNF Athína (Olympic Stadium) 27 AUG 2004
8th IAAF World Championships 4 31:50.06 Edmonton 07 AUG 2001
27th Olympic Games 4 30:26.97 Sydney 30 SEP 2000
7th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 30:27.13 Sevilla 26 AUG 1999
Honours - Half Marathon
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
12th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 1 1:07:35 Vilamoura 04 OCT 2003
10th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 1 1:06:47 Bristol 07 OCT 2001
IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 1 1:09:07 Veracruz 12 NOV 2000
Honours - Marathon
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXIX Olympic Games 23 2:32:38 Beijing (National Stadium) 17 AUG 2008
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 2:20:57 Helsinki 14 AUG 2005
28th Olympic Games f DNF Athína (Olympic Stadium) 22 AUG 2004
Honours - Junior Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
20th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 1 13:30 Boston, MA 21 MAR 1992
19th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 15 14:50 Antwerpen 24 MAR 1991
Honours - Short Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2 14:47 Oostende 25 MAR 2001
28th World Cross Country Championships 4 13:01 Vilamoura 19 MAR 2000
Honours - Long Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
30th IAAF/Sport Ireland World Cross Country Championships 1 26:55 Dublin 23 MAR 2002
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 1 27:49 Oostende 24 MAR 2001
28th World Cross Country Championships 5 26:03 Vilamoura 18 MAR 2000
27th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 3 28:12 Belfast 27 MAR 1999
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2 25:42 Marrakech 21 MAR 1998
25th IAAF CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2 20:55 Torino 23 MAR 1997
24th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 19 21:13 Stellenbosch 23 MAR 1996
23rd IAAF/SNICKERS World Cross Country Championships 18 21:14 Durham 25 MAR 1995
21st IAAF World Cross Country Championships 18 20:34 Amorebieta 28 MAR 1993