Paula Radcliffe has confirmed she will defend her New York Marathon title next week after overcoming recent injuries.

The former world marathon champion, 35, missed the Berlin World Championships with injury and withdrew from the world half marathon due to tonsilitis.

“I’m looking forward to running really well in New York,” she told Sportsweek.

“After the races I’ve missed I’m going to be really grateful to be there”…..Read More

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  1. It’s great to see an athlete so happy to be racing…so thrilled and genuine. I used to be a competitive swimmer and I know what it feels like to love your sport and now that I have been out of the water for so long – I also know what it is like to miss it too. I started jogging a few weeks ago just to try and get into shape and feel strong and athletic in some small way. Unfortunately though, I was just sore from it all and had to sit out and rest for a few days. Luckily my Topricin pain cream really helped and now I am ready to try even harder! It is refreshing to read a positive article on an athlete’s love for their game.

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