2. Paula Radcliffe

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Forty year old British distance runner Paula Radcliffe is the world record holder for the marathon with a time of 2:15. Beginning her running at the age of 7, she fell in love with the sport. And despite suffering from asthma, she still has one of the strongest set of lungs and legs in the world! She has campaigned across the world of the importance of athletics without the use of drugs. And she practices what she preaches living life the natural way, eating plenty of veggies! Hats off to you, Paula, you are awe inspiring to all us runners!

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