The Virgin Money London Marathon broke its own world record as an incredible 414,168 applicants from the UK and overseas registered for a ballot place in the 2019 event.
Last year’s record total of 386,050 applicants established London as the most popular marathon on the planet. The new world record total of 414,168 for 2019 represents an increase of 7.3 per cent on last year. 347,876 o
South Africa’s latest female running sensation, Kesa Molotsane and IAAF Gold Label athlete, Nolene Conrad will lead the South African onslaught for the title at the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 20 May.
Conrad confirmed her entry this week after taking a week’s rest having run the Vienna Marathon on 22 April. “I took some time off after Vienna as I raced the whole of 201
Kesa Molotsane (KPMG) coasted to victory in this morning’s SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge at Pollok Beach in Port Elizabeth, clocking a speedy 33.46 minutes. Glenrose Xaba (Boxer) was second in 34.01 and Zimbabwean Patience Murowe (Nedbank) finished third in 34.16.
The 25th edition of the Port Elizabeth was run in ideal conditions, with a light breeze.
The public ballot entry system for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon opens to all applicants today (Monday 30 April) and closes at 17.00 BST on Friday 4 May. The ballot will be open for five days to give everyone who would like to enter the event a fair chance to do so.
A world record total of 386,050 people applied in the 2018 ballot and high demand is again anticipated for the 2019 race
When 2016 Comrades champion Charné Bosman recently crossed the finish line of the Loskop 50km as the overall women’s winner, it was an impressive victory. But what few people know is that in doing so she also clocked the fastest 50km time ever by a South African Veteran.
Her speedy time of 3:21:50 is a clear example that at the age of 42 there is no stopping this Nedbank Running
Eliud Kipchoge described his third Virgin Money London Marathon victory on Sunday as the greatest achievement of his glittering career as he looked back on a day when he was crowned king of the roads and sealed a third Abbott World Marathon Majors title.
Kipchoge’s majestic performance at the head of one of the greatest elite fields in men’s marathon history was his ninth consecut
For the first time, more than 40,000 runners completed the Virgin Money London Marathon after record numbers left the Start Line yesterday morning, making the 38th edition of the race the biggest in its history.
By 19:00 last night, 40,255 had conquered the hottest Race Day on record to cross the Finish Line in The Mall and pick up their hard-earned medals and souvenir finishers’ T-shir