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Olympic Runner Paul Evans

  • Sport: Athletics: long distance
  • Lives: Norfolk
  • Born: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Country of Birth: England
  • Highest Accolade:
  • Finalist at Atlanta and Barcelona Olympics. Winning the Chicago Marathon, 2nd New York Marathon and 3rd in London.
  • Club: City of Norwich Athletics Club
  • Occupation: Athletics Development Manager


Paul is one of Norfolk's most respected athletes having competed in 2 Olympic finals, 2 world championships, and holding 13 British titles at 10,000 and half marathon distances. Paul is a motivational athlete and character who strives to be at the top of his game in everything he does. This mentality of always trying your best handed him such victories as coming first in the Chicago marathon, second in New York and third in London: the latest record that Paul has - was breaking the half marathon British and European record as a veteran in the Great North Run at the age of 40. Still an outstanding athlete and local figure in Norfolk Paul will bring experience and a high quality practical element to all events.

Paul is available for:

  • Leadership talks
  • Motivational talks
  • Career and History talks
  • Elite Athlete Workshops
  • Demonstrations
  • Assemblies (Whole School)
  • Sports Specific Coaching
  • Healthy Living Awareness
  • Competition Presentations
  • Sports Days

If you would like to book Paul for an event, contact him on paul.evans@activenorfolk.org or 01603 732330