Giant on the move
Radcliffe ready to run Beijing marathon
There was good news for Britain on Monday as Paula Radcliffe talked up her chances of being fit enough to run the marathon at the Beijing Games.
“I’m racing unless my leg breaks down,” Radcliffe, 34, told reporters four days before the start of the Olympics and 13 days before the women’s race on August 17.
Radcliffe, the world record holder, is getting over a stress fracture to her left femur and on Monday she sounded confident of taking part.
“I am happy to be here and to have got this far and I’m looking forward to starting the marathon,” she told the BBC in Beijing.
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