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Marathon Undertaking

MARATHON UNDERTAKING Author Michael McEwan was so inspired by competing in his first London Marathon that it became the basis for his first book. ‘Running the Smoke: 26 First-Hand Accounts of Tackling the London Marathon’, reveals the reasons to run of 26 people who have conquered the marathon. He shares some of his favourite stories he heard while researching the …

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Running Down the Aisle

How do you dress a bride who’s decided to run the London Marathon on her wedding day? Costume designer, professional ice skater and star of “Dancing On Ice” Frankie Seaman tells all about a design job like no other. Frankie Seaman talks designing Jackie Scully’s dress “Jackie Scully is an incredible woman. Three weeks after getting engaged to her partner …

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John Owens’ #ReasontoRun

“My #ReasontoRun is that following a serious illness, running gives me a new lease of life – it’s great.” This week, we spoke to John, who took up running following a serious illness and multiple strokes, is running the London Marathon in memory of his friend Davy. The challenge Last year, after what he says was a very difficult summer of …

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#ReasontoRun

This year, the Virgin Money London Marathon has a very special theme. We are asking people to think about their #ReasontoRun. Hugh Brasher, the race director, explained; We know every single runner has a unique #ReasonToRun the world’s greatest marathon. Whether it’s to set a PB, to raise money for a cause, to remember a loved one, to break a Guinness …

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Win tickets to watch Manchester United vs Chelsea

We’ve got 5 pairs of tickets available for the Manchester United v Chelsea game on Saturday 15 April 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: We’ll be picking the …

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Winners Announced: Win tickets to watch Manchester United vs West Bromwich Albion

We’ve got 4 pairs of tickets available for the Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion game on Saturday 1 April 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: Congratulations to …

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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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