VM London Marathon 2018

Nigel Gurney: My First Marathon

Next in our ‘my first marathon’ series is Nigel Gurney, who also ran London as his first, in 2004. And, just like Ant and Dec, he and his running partner had to make sure they were on the right side of each other!

Kelly Holmes My First Marathon

My First Marathon: Kelly Holmes

The next runner in our ‘my first marathon’ series should be familiar to you all – she’s a double Olympic gold medalist, she’s set up her own charitable trust, she’s an inspiration to just about everybody and she ran a pretty impressive first marathon! It’s Colonel Dame Kelly Holmes MBE (mil)

Susie Chan first marathon

My First Marathon: Susie Chan

Are you training for your first marathon? Check out the latest article in our ‘my first marathon’ series to get top tips and advice from runners who’ve been there (quite a few times in the case of Susie Chan!)

Traviss Willcox first marathon

My First Marathon: Traviss Willcox

Leading up to the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon, we’re bringing you a series of interviews with runners about their first marathons so that you can learn from their successes and mistakes!