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Meet the elite wheelchair athletes

Before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Price Harry press the starter button at 10am on Sunday 23 April, a great number of people will have already started their London Marathon. The World Para Athletics World Cup (T11/12, T13 and T45/46) set off at 9am but even earlier are the London Marathon Elite Wheelchair Races featuring some of the …

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Friday fun at the Expo #FundraisingLounge

Thousands of people have poured into London ExCeL and through the Virgin Money Fundraising Lounge today in preparation for this year’s London Marathon. As always, the first runner of the day that enters the Fundraising Lounge receives a special Virgin Money group hug. Countless people have been boosting their fundraising by having a go on the Air Hockey and Foosball …

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40,000 reasons to run

On Sunday 23 April 2017 around 40,000 runners will begin running the London Marathon. As huge a number as that is, it isn’t just a number. They are 40,000 individual people with 40,000 unique stories and 40,000 personal reasons to run. Today at London Marathon HQ, we met nine unique people – eight of whom are running the marathon and who shared …

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The Best of British

It’s a course which has seen some of the most famous British long distance runners pounding the pavements; Steve Cram, Steve Jones, Mo Farah and of course, Queen of the London Marathon, Dame Paula Radcliffe. Today at Marathon HQ, we caught up with some of the British elite hoping to cause a splash on Sunday. Preparation A big chunk of the …

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Meet the Elites

2017 Elite Women

What makes the London Marathon such a unique event is that while you have swarms of rhinos, giant dolls, runners carrying fridges and singing karaoke making their way round the 26.2 mile course, in front of them all are a bunch of elite athletes competing for one of the top titles in the world. We caught up with some of …

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More to see and do at Expo

Before you reach the Virgin Money Fundraising Lounge at the London Marathon Expo, you will have the chance to visit a great many fantastic stalls and things to do. Before you do anything don’t forget to collect your running number at the desks… you cant miss them! Now, you will probably have your running kit already but if not you …

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