Pregnant Pause: Record-Breaking Marathoner Paula Radcliffe to Go Easy in NY Mini 10K
Marathon world-record holder Paula Radcliffe plans to enter the New York Mini 10K next month, but she won't be trying to win.
That's because she'll be running for two: The Brit is expecting her second child in September.
The 36-year-old Radcliffe and friend Kara Goucher have the same due date. They decided the women-only event June 12 was a good way to get together before their travel is limited by pregnancy.
This is the first child for the 32-year-old Goucher. The American finished third at the 2009 Boston Marathon and 2008 New York City Marathon, when Radcliffe won her third NYC title.
Radcliffe has a 3-year-old daughter, Isla.
Published at 2:30 PM EDT on May 11, 2010
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