List of famous female runners, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female runners list contains the most prominent and top females known for being runners. There are thousand of females working as runners in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic runners have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a runner then the people below should give you inspiration.
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While this isn't a list of all female runners, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female runners?" and "Who are the best female runners?"