Sir Mo Farah to be challenged by Wanjiru and Kipsang at Vitality London Big Half

February 21st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Two former London Marathon champions (one of them also a former marathon world record-holder) will give Farah a tough race in the half next month


London Marathon will now let guide runners collect finisher’s medals

February 6th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

After an outcry on social media, the Virgin Money London Marathon will now give finishers’ medals to guide or support runners


Kipchoge calls Mo Farah’s 2:05 marathon “not really fast”

January 15th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

A friendly reminder that fast is a relative term


London Marathon in hot water over holiday food tweet

December 23rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The Virgin Money London Marathon’s RealBuzz.com site provoked controversy recently with a message about running as penance for over-indulgence in holiday food


Meghan Markle prohibited from running London Marathon

August 6th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Unfortunately for Markle, becoming the Duchess of Sussex might mean leaving the racing flats behind


How to get into the major marathons

April 25th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

if the Boston and London Marathons have inspired you to run a world major, here are some guidelines on how to get in


Kipchoge wins his third London marathon, while Keitany and Dibaba fade

April 22nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Mo Farah sets new British record with third-place finish


No Professional Russian runners to compete this weekend in London

April 20th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The IAAF continues to take a hard stance on the Russian ban.


Queen Elizabeth II official starter of 2018 London Marathon

March 27th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Queen of the U.K. and Commonwealth to send runners off at one of the world’s top marathons


What shoe was Mo Farah wearing during London’s Big Half?

March 8th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running Shoes | No Comments »

The 34-year-old sported what appears to be the Nike Vaporfly Elite in a unique colourway for the Big Half-Marathon in London


Kathrine Switzer shares her 2018 running goal

January 10th, 2018 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Kathrine Switzer just turned 71 and announced her running goal for 2018


The Shakeout Podcast: New beginnings for Canada’s favourite marathoner

December 4th, 2017 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Canada’s favourite marathoner is back. We chat with Rob Watson about the return of his popular podcast, his full-time coaching role, and his honest takes on the state of running in Canada.