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

“I ran faster than I should have been capable of today,” said a teary Radcliffe

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

Paula Radcliffe’s farewell to the London Marathon will be a family affair

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Runners also face a chilly maximum of 9C

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Simonsen and Beardsley relive the spontaneous moment that defined London’s inaugural marathon

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London Marathon 2015: Kenya's brothers in arms Wilson Kipsang and Dennis Kimetto ready to take on world

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