Tag Archives: Running.London

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »