889 days after the 2019 race Mike Clyne is lucky enough to line up with 35,000+ other London Marathon runners.
Are you currently training for a marathon? Maybe it’s your first one? Our new series asks experienced runners about their first marathons – the highs, the lows, and the lessons they learned. We hope it helps you.
In the first installment of our series on running your first marathon, Mike Clyne tells us all about his first one – aged 16!
As the UK begins to inch closer to a bit of normality race events are looking to get you to crossing their real world finish line rather than that virtual one that ends at your front door. Event organisers have had a challenging year or so and really need your help to ensure a safe return. The London Marathon team are helping to get events running again
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!
In the next in our ‘My First Marathon’ series Paul Addicott remembers his first, the London Marathon in 2011
In the latest in our series of articles about running your first marathon, Sharon Grinsted remembers her first London Marathon and gives you some great tips!
In the next in our series of articles about running your first marathon, Adam Davies tells us about his experience running the 2003 London Marathon
The 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon is aiming to be the biggest marathon ever staged anywhere in the world. 100,000 runners are scheduled to take part on Sunday 3 October
So Sunday is looming large, the week has been and gone, and all preparations should be in their final stages. It’s the fifth and final day of our London Marathon Elite Preview and today we’ve got a few of the British contingent for you.
New Balance London Marathon Edition is available to celebrate The 40th Race in its history and we have a few items of kit to give away to some lucky readers.
Today is the fourth day of our London Marathon Elite Preview. Three days out from the main event and we turn our attention to the two main attractions in each field. Brigid Kosgei and Eliud Kipchoge.
Not long after we’d written about 21-year-old Degitu Azimeraw in our Day 2 Elite Preview earlier this afternoon London Marathon race director Hugh Brasher announced that the young Ethiopian runner had been ruled out of the race after testing positive for Covid-19.
Day 2 of our London Marathon Elite Preview sees us take a look at two teammates on the famed NN Running Team (no not those two! We’ll get to them in good time) Degitu Azimeraw and, last year’s 3rd place finisher in London, Mule Wasihun.
The countdown is on – it’s just one week until #the40thrace, London Marathon’s 40th anniversary event. Over 45,000 will become history makers in what will be the race’s very first virtual event.
The Virgin London Marathon have confirmed the full fields for the historic elite men’s and women’s races on Sunday 4th October.
Well it has been a long wait for the news and we probably could guess the outcome. However, it looks like a viable solution has been decided on and we get a race, a sensible offer to the runners and we keep safe.
The 40th edition of the London Marathon was replaced by The 2.6 Challenge, the first day of a campaign to save the UK’s charities that saw thousands of people of all ages take to social media to share their weird and wonderful fundraising feats.
New Balance has joined forces with Strava and the UK’s mass participation event organisers to support The 2.6 Challenge taking place from 26th April – 2nd May 2020