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Charlotte Purdue hopes to run 2:23 at the London Marathon

Going into the London Marathon on Sunday, Britain’s Charlotte Purdue has ex-GB athlete Mara Yamauchi’s marathon PB of 2:23 in her sights. When asked at a press conference on Thursday 30 September what pace she’ll be aiming to run on Sunday, Purdue said: ‘It’s very weather dependent, but obviously I’ve got that 2:23 in my head of Mara’s. But like I said, it’s very weather dependent, so I'll have to make the call with my coach.’
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Charlotte Purdue relishing London Marathon return after Olympics disappointment

Charlotte Purdue wants to bounce back from the disappointment of missing out on the Olympics at the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday.Purdue finished 10th in the elite women’s race at the 2019 London Marathon in a time of 2:25:38 – her personal best and the fourth fastest time ever by a British woman.However, she missed out on Team GB selection for this summer’s Tokyo Games after an injury ruled her out of the Olympic trials in Kew Gardens in March.The 30-year-old is now looking forward to showing what she can do at the London Marathon, an event which she...
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