Thursday, May 10, 2012

寶拉·域基芙 - 女子馬拉松世界紀錄保持者 / Paula Radcliffe - Women's Marathon World Record Holder

>>>> Please see UPDATE 20130305 re "Ironman Run Technique - Gliders vs Gazelles" at the end of this blog article <<<< A marathon coach once said: The less time you touch the ground, the faster you run.

Here is a photo of Paula Radcliffe, current record holder of women's marathon.

Talking about BIG AIR TIME !!!!

Photo above: Paula Radcliffe airborne at mile 14, New York City Marathon 2007

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According to Wikipedia: "...... Radcliffe is the current world record holder for the women's marathon, which she set during the 2003 London Marathon in April, with a time of 2:15:25. The performance is one of the highest of score's values in terms of the IAAF World ranking points.

Radcliffe is also the current world record holder for the women's road 10k in a time of 30 minutes and 21 seconds, which she set on 23 February 2003 in the World's Best 10K in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Radcliffe won the 2004 New York City Marathon in a time of 2:23:10, beating Kenya's Susan Chepkemei.

Of the seven marathons Radcliffe has run so far, she has won six and set a record in five. She has run four out of the five fastest times in history in the women's marathon ....."
UPDATE 20130305: According to the authour of this video documentary, world-class elite runners are mostly gazelles with BIG AIR TIME !!!

1 comment:

Haricot 微豆 said...

Updated 20160922:

1. Runners World article: "Why Paula Radcliffe's Marathon Record Has Lasted So Long? The men's record has fallen six times since 2003.By Dick Patrick FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013"

2. Wikipedia / Paula Radcliffes:

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