NEW YORK (AP) — Marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe will run the NYC Half-Marathon on Sunday as she tries to determine whether she’s fit enough to race at the world championships this month.

The 35-year-old from England is coming off March bunion surgery on her right foot and hasn’t competed since she won her third New York City Marathon in November.

The women’s marathon is on Aug. 23 at the world championships in Berlin.

“Recently, my training has started to go very well. I’m definitely ready to run a half-marathon, and the NYC Half-Marathon will give me important feedback about where I am,” Radcliffe said in a statement on Wednesday announcing her late entry. “After the race in New York, I will consult with my coaching and medical teams and we will make the final determination as to whether I am ready to run the marathon in Berlin. It is certainly my hope to compete there.”

The women’s field for the half-marathon includes two-time Olympic medalist Catherine Ndereba of Kenya and 2004 Olympic bronze medalist Deena Kastor of the United States.

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