Lee: “I’m blown out of the park by that performance.”
Lizzie Lee went to 5th on the Irish women’s marathon all-time list with a stunning 2:32:51 at the Berlin marathon. The time also smashed the Olympic qualifying standard of 2:42:00 and should surely book her seat on the plane to Rio.
Lee (Leevale) has been in excellent form since becoming a mother and 2015 has seen her rewrite her personal bests on the road over 5 miles, 10km, half marathon and now the marathon. The Cork woman, coached by Donie Walsh, set her previous marathon best of 2:38:09 in Berlin in 2013. The pancake course and perfect conditions saw her move into new territory. Watch the full video interview below