Tag Archives: London Marathon

Prince Harry talks Heads Together at Virgin Money

Prince Harry Heads Together

Virgin Money’s Charity of the Year, Heads Together, which is spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, aims to start millions of conversations on mental health, to reduce the stigma and normalise discussions around mental health. We were delighted to welcome Prince Harry to our offices in Gosforth today, after a quick training session in Newcastle, 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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The winners of the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon

2016 Virgin Money London Marathon Champions

If you were looking for an exciting 2016 London Marathon, you were in luck. On a day that saw the fastest five male wheelchair athletes crossed the line in the space of 5 seconds, at least four British marathon runners qualified for the Rio Olympic games 2016, three elite women fell during the race with one going on to win the race …

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Running the Virgin Money London Marathon in space: Tim Peake

This year at the Virgin Money London Marathon, not only will there be the annual spectacular mishmash of elite runners, charity runners, celebrities and, of course, rhinos – there will be one particular runner attempting something which has never been done before. While 38,000 people pound the tarmac of London, Tim Peake will be running 26.2 miles 400km above us in …

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Meeting the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon elite men “fastest four”

2016 Virgin Money London Marathon Elite Men

The second Press Conference of the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon is running royalty; four of the elite men and the fastest four people at last year’s London Marathon; Stanley Biwott, Wilson Kipsang, Dennis Kimetto and, last year’s winner, Eliud Kipchoge. These four men have all run a 26.2 mile marathon in under 2 hours and 5 minutes – an …

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Are you #oneinamillion? Win a trip to New York

New York Skyline #oneinamlion

On Sunday 24 April, history will be made as the millionth finisher crosses the line at the London Marathon. To mark this amazing milestone, we’re working on something special for every London Marathon finisher. So if you’re #oneinamillion and don’t want to miss out, register your interest now. Plus, if you register by 24 April, we’ll enter you into our …

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Run the #LondonMarathon? Get the T-shirt

Chris Evans #oneinamllion

The online ordering website for the #oneinamillion T-shirts is now live! Every finisher in the history of the London Marathon can now order a special #oneinamillion edition T-shirt printed with their unique #oneinamillion finisher number. A database of finishers has been created which involved manually inputting 20 years of historical results data and merging that with the results from 2001 – …

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Your #oneinamillion photos

London Marathon Finishers

On Sunday 24 April 2016, history will be made as a runner crosses the world-famous finish line in The Mall at the end of the Virgin Money London Marathon to become the millionth finisher in the history of the event. Here are some of your photos you’ve been sharing using #oneinamillion

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