Athletics Career Highlights
Grete Waitz, Norway Born : 1953 in Oslo. Championed women`s distance running and showed the capabilities of women at the marathon.10 times New York Marathon winner - a feat that will never be beaten in this more competitive age.

 

Titles

Outdoor

1983 :
World: Marathon

City Marathons

1977:
New York
1978:
New York
1979:
New York
1980:
New York
1981:
1982:
New York
1983:
London; New York
1984:
New York
1985:
New York
1986:
London; New York
1987:
1988:
New York

World Records

1975:
3000 Metres: 8.46.60
1976:
3000 Metres: 8.45.40
1977:
1978:

Marathon: 2 Hours 32.30
1979:
Marathon: 2 Hours 27.32
1980:
Marathon: 2 Hours 25.41
1981:
1982:
Half Marathon: 1.09.57
1983:

Marathon: 2 Hours 25.29