London Marathon back-of-packers to get free entry in 2020

July 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Anyone with a finishing time of 7 hours or longer has been offered free entry next year


Mo Farah to defend his Chicago Marathon title and forgo the track

May 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Farah has put to rest any notion that he will make a return to the 10,000m this year


Guinness relents on London Marathon nurse’s uniform

May 8th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The august world records organization acknowledged its standards are outdated


Kosgei takes London, defending champ Cheruiyot second

April 28th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

American Emily Sisson finished sixth in the second-fastest marathon debut in US history


What’s going on with Mo Farah?

April 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Mere days before contesting the Virgin Money London Marathon, Britain’s Sir Mo picks a fight with distance great Haile Gebrselassie


WATCH: Kipchoge praises teamwork ahead of his fourth London Marathon

April 22nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A rare glimpse into the daily life of the marathon world record-holder


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


Abraham Kiptum to run London Marathon in 2019

January 17th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The new world half-marathon record-holder will join Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge on the start line at this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon on April 28


Kipchoge going for fourth London Marathon win in 2019

January 14th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Running fans can look forward to a showdown between Kipchoge and Sir Mo Farah at the Virgin Money London Marathon in April


No finishers’ medals for visually impaired guides at London Marathon

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

While it’s common for visually impaired guides not to receive an official time, some visually impaired runners view the London Marathon’s refusal even to give guides finishers’ medals as sending the wrong message


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


Mo Farah may return to the track after next year’s London Marathon

November 21st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The European and British marathon record-holder implies we shouldn’t be surprised to see him in the starting blocks of the 10,000m as early as next year’s world championships