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Radcliffe brings down curtain on glittering career

Radcliffe holds the fastest three marathon times for any woman in history Credit: PA

Paula Radcliffe, who trained at Loughborough University, has won the London Marathon three times before and still holds the current world record of 2:15:25.

Today to cheering crowds, she crossed the line in two hours, thirty-six minutes and fifty-five seconds, and as you'd imagine afterwards was a little emotional.

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Radcliffe thanks crowd for London Marathon support

Paula Radcliffe has tweeted her thanks to the crowd who supported her during her last London Marathon.

She added that her memories "will last a lifetime and beyond".


Cricket legend's daughter tackles London marathon

Thousands of people are preparing for tomorrow's London marathon. Among those competing is the daughter of legendary Northamptonshire cricketer Allan Lamb, who's running in support of her grandmother who has Alzheimer's. Donovan Blake reports.

Leicester Tigers legend to run London Marathon

Lewis Moody will run the London Marathon on Sunday Credit: Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers star Lewis Moody is running the London Marathon this Sunday in aid of Crohn's and Colitis UK.

Moody made 223 appearances during his career at Welford Road and is now an ambassador for the charity.

Lewis said running the London marathon was something he always wanted to do:

"I am incredibly proud to be running in aid of such a great charity, which is very close to my heart as I am an Ulcerative Colitis sufferer".

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