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Memories of Marathon Day

London Marathon Lady

It’s a bit of an understatement to say that the Virgin Money London Marathon creates a lot of memories. We caught up with a few past runners and asked them what their lasting memorises were from the day. Patrick I’m afraid I’d have to say pain, sorry! I was struggling with an injury but what i do remember was the …

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Win £100 for charity by naming the London Marathon location

Continuing our eight weeks of #marathonchallenge – this week we’re setting three cryptic picture clues which point to a different location on the London Marathon course. Keep an eye on our twitter and Facebook pages for your chance to win £100 for your chosen charity simply by telling us the three locations depicted in the clues. And don’t forget to …

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Tell us your favourite running excuse and win £100 for charity

Continuing our eight weeks of #marathonchallenge – this week we’re inviting people into the London Marathon confessional to tell us about their best “running excuse”. Keep an eye on our twitter and Facebook pages for your chance to win £100 for your chosen charity simply by telling us the number one excuse you give yourself to avoid training. And don’t …

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Gogglebox star, Baasit Saddiqui offers his tips for first-time runners

Three time Virgin Money London Marathon veteran, and Gogglebox star, Baasit Saddiqui offers his tips for first-time runners Prepare to be shown the love… This will be my third London Marathon in a row. The atmosphere’s incredible, there’s nothing quite like it. It’s the only marathon that I’ve ever done, and am likely to do, where there is literally support …

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Women’s marathon trailblazer Kathrine Switzer to run 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

Kathrine Switzer is a name that is synonymous with women’s sport and this year she will compete in the Virgin Money London Marathon for the first time in 2018. In 1967, women were barred from taking part in the 26.2 mile race so – to avoid rejection – Kathrine entered the Boston marathon using only her initials. Despite a race …

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