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Scot, Eilish McColgan, broke the European 10-mile road record at the Great South Run in Portsmouth, UK on Sunday.

Her third win at the event was run in the time of 50:43. The performance is two seconds faster than the previous record which was set by Israel’s Lonah Salpeter.

The performance is also faster than Paula Radcliffe’s British record of 51:11 and Sonia O’Sullivan’s course record of 51:00.

After a strong Olympic showing this summer, McColgan took the European 10K record of 30:52 in the Great Manchester Run, the fastest ever time by a European in a women’s only race.

McColgan improved the British 5000m record with a 14:28.55 running in July at the Bislett Games in Oslo, Norway. In that race, she improved on Radcliffe’s 14:29.11 performance from 2004. She also owns the Scottish 3000m steeplechase record at 9:35.82.

The 30-year-old European Championships silver medallist is a six-time national champion and two-time Olympian.

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