• Laura Weightman sets sights on Paula Radcliffe record in the 5K

October 05, 2020

Laura Weightman will have Paula Radcliffe's 2001 road time for 5,000m of 14min 57secs in mind when she races at Monday's Fast 5K meeting in Wigan.

Weightman, a GB Olympian in 2016, set a new personal best for the 5,000m of 14:35.44 in Monaco in August.

  She is in good form, if her fast time in finishing seventh in the 3,000m in Doha recently is anything to go by.

"I'll take that," she tweeted after setting the fastest-time ever for a seventh-place finish at the distance.

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