Pacemakers should be recognized as such
I am amazed by Paula Radcliffe's 2:15:25 world record in London. I restate my claim that she is the greatest female distance runner ever. And she is also faster than any male distance runner with whom I have ever gone bowling.
Yet, casting my heaps of praises aside, I must confess that I felt little suspense about the race. The time is a surprise but not the victory. Radcliffe represents all that it unbeatable in running right now, and even rival Catherine Ndereba is called that only because ...
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