Paul Evans (athlete)
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Paul William Evans (born 13 April 1961) is a former distance runner from England, who ran in the 10000m track final at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics  and 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He took up running at 25, having been a footballer. He was a member of Belgrave Harriers and the City of Norwich Athletics Club.
Evans came second in the 1996 Great North Run, third in the 1996 London Marathon, and won the 1996 Chicago Marathon at the age of 35. His 2:08:52 in Chicago places him fifth on the UK all-time marathon list. Other achievements include a half-marathon best time of 61:18, and a course record in the premier Swedish 30 km cross country running race Lidingöloppet in 1995.
He is now athletics development officer for Norfolk.
|Representing England and Great Britain|
|1991||Lisbon Half Marathon||Lisbon, Portugal||1st||Half marathon||1:01:44|
|1992||World Half Marathon Championships||Newcastle, United Kingdom||10th||Half marathon||1:01:38|
|1993||Reading Half Marathon||Reading, United Kingdom||1st||Half marathon||1:01:38|
|1996||Chicago Marathon||Chicago, United States||1st||Marathon||2:08:52|
- http://www.athleticsweekly.com/featured/marathon-training-paul-evans-21163/ Retrieved 18th April 2015
- Stan Eldon. "Reading Half Marathon". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
- Belgrave Harriers website
- City of Norwich AC website
- Paul Evans profile at Power of 10
- Paul Evans profile at IAAF
- Paul Evans profile at ARRS
- Power of 10 UK Marathon Rankings
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