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London Marathon Confidential Part 1

London Marathon runners crossing Tower Bridge

Former runners of the London Marathon share the things nobody tells you about running a marathon. TRAINING No one knows how far a marathon is Rudi Schlenker, internet manager, eight marathons and four ultramarathons Get used to the following conversation: “I’m doing the London Marathon”. “How far’s that?” “It’s a marathon – they’re always 26.2 (always remember the .2) miles”. …

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Hug and McFadden to defend London Marathon Wheelchair Titles

The world’s richest wheelchair marathon returns to the streets of London on Sunday 23 April when two of the greatest wheelchair racers ever seen defend their Virgin Money London Marathon titles against the largest elite fields in the history of the event and Switzerland’s ‘Silver Bullet’ Marcel Hug and USA’s ‘Queen of the Roads’ Tatyana McFadden will be outstanding favourites to …

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Sumgong stars in stellar field at 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

Olympic champion Jemima Sumgong will defend her Virgin Money London Marathon title on Sunday 23 April against one of the strongest women’s fields ever assembled for a major city marathon. Sumgong defied the odds last April when she recovered from a bruising fall to beat the world’s best in the British capital with a devastating finish. The 32-year-old went on …

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Win tickets to watch Manchester United vs Hull City

We’ve got 5 pairs of tickets available for the Manchester United v Hull City game on Wednesday 1 February and we’re giving them away over on Twitter. All you need to do to be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets is: Follow @virginmoney on twitter (if you’re already following us that’s great!) Retweet the below post: RT & Follow …

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Bekele tops stunning field for 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia

Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele tops the list of world-class contenders announced today for the men’s elite race at the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 23 April. Already a triple Olympic champion and double world record holder on the track, Bekele became the world’s second fastest marathon runner of all time when he won the 2016 Berlin Marathon last …

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