Paula Radcliffe after finishing the London Marathon - the final competitive race of her career

London Marathon 2015: Paula Radcliffe bids emotional farewell as Eliud Kipchoge and Tigist Tufa rule the streets

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London Marathon 2015: Emotional Paula Radcliffe posts 2:36.55 time in her final competitive race

Cheshire-born marathon runner bids goodbye to the sport

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London Marathon 2015: Paula Radcliffe and the mother of all goodbyes

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