Glasgow, UK - Lornah Kiplagat sounded a warning to Paula Radcliffe after
yesterday (Sunday 16 May) winning Great Britains biggest women-only 10,000
metres in Glasgow, Scotland for the fifth successive year.
No fears of Radcliffe in Athens
The woman who memorably ended the World marathon record-holders unbeaten
individual sequence in Puerto Rico, says she has no fears about meeting her in
"I don mind what event she does," said Kiplagat. "I never
even ask who is going to race against me. Thats not my problem, but I like
Paula and I like racing her. She runs like me, does her own thing and doesn
worry about others. She gets on with the race and doesn step on your
No danger on Glasgows streets
Though almost two minutes slower than when she beat Radcliffe, there was
little danger of anyone getting in Kiplagats way as she won the twelfth edition
of the Britannic Asset Management 10k from a record field of 12,778 women in
what is Britains biggest women-only 10k. It started 12 years ago with just 800
After less than two kilometres (6:25) she was already clear, but with
skirling bagpipers playing at every kilometre post, and the streets thronged
with thousands of supporters, she was never alone.
Kiplagat, who holds the course record at 31:14, finished in 32:29,
collecting a £2000 prize.