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Winners selected: Win a Green Start Upgrade to your Virgin Money London Marathon place by sharing your fundraising tip

* The winners of this competition have been contacted. With just over two months to go until the Virgin Money London Marathon, you are well into the challenge. Training is in full swing and donations are rolling in – but that doesn’t mean you couldn’t do with some extra inspiration. So we’re giving four Virgin Money Giving fundraisers a Green …

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Fundraising Tips from our London Marathon Experts Event

This month our Manchester Lounge hosted a London Marathon ‘Meet the Experts Event’. The evening was attended by over 100 Virgin Money London Marathon runners who had the opportunity to meet a selection of experts including Geoff Whightam, the London Marathon Race Day commentator, Louise Sutton, Performance Nutritionist and Steve Vernon, Running Coach. The trio of experts shared their knowledge …

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Choosing the correct costume for the London Marathon

Wonder Woman London Marathon

Due to the hot temperatures predicted for Sunday’s 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon, race directors are urging people to reconsider hot or heavy costumes. Important guidelines for Sunday can be found here. Have you decided on your London Marathon kit for the day yet? Good sports socks, comfortable trainers, a t-shirt that won’t chafe, a full size rhino… If you …

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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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