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2019 VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON CELEBRATES £1BILLION RAISED FOR CHARITY

25 January 2019

The 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon announced a world-beating landmark in the history of the world’s greatest marathon as fundraising from the event reaches £1billion.
 
Hugh Brasher, Event Director of the Virgin Money London Marathon, said: “The London Marathon has set a world record for fundraising for an annual one day event every year since 2007, with an incredible &poun


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OLYMPIC CHAMP TAKES ON LONDON CLASSICS CHALLENGE

21 January 2019

Olympic champion Dani Row is taking on the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon, Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 and Swim Serpentine in her first year of retirement.
 
For some, retirement means rest and relaxation but Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Dani Rowe will take on the London Classics challenge in her first year of retirement from professional cycling.
 
The 28-year-


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CHERUIYOT & KEITANY HEAD UP ELITE WOMEN'S FIELD AT 2019 VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON

18 January 2019

The defending champion Vivian Cheruiyot and the current TCS New York City Marathon champion Mary Keitany return to the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2019.
 
They join their compatriots Gladys Cherono (2018 BMW Berlin Marathon champion) and Brigid Kosgei (2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon champion) meaning the winners of the last four Abbott World Marathon Majors will be on the Start Line


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RECORD-BREAKER DAVID WEIR SET FOR 20TH CONSECUTIVE LONDON MARATHON

17 January 2019

David Weir – the most successful athlete in the history of the London Marathon – will return to the race for a remarkable 20th consecutive year in the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 28 April.
 
Weir, who started his wheelchair racing career in the Mini LondonMarathon, has won the Virgin Money London Marathon on a record-breaking eight occasions.
 
His


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WORLD RECORD HOLDER KIPCHOGE RETURNS TO VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON TO TAKE ON SIR MO FARAH

14 January 2019

World record holder and defending champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 28 April, setting up a mouth-watering clash with Britain’s Sir Mo Farah.
 
Kipchoge won his third Virgin Money London Marathon title at last year’s race, with Farah finishing in third place. The Kenyan went on to set a new marathon world record of two hours, one minute


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BEST CLUB DEBUT EVER IN SA ROAD & TRACK RUNNING

14 January 2019

The newly launched Murray & Roberts Running Club had the best ever club debut in South African road and track running, clocking up more than a dozen top three spots this weekend.

The black and yellow team made its first appearance ever on the podium at the 26th annual Eersterust road race with Lesego Hlako (95:56) nabbing the women’s title and Vuyisile Tshoba (79:27) taking second spot in


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A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

11 January 2019

They might be the new kids on the block, but the Murray & Roberts Running Club will certainly be a force to be reckoned with come 2019. The multinational engineering and construction group yesterday unveiled their club colours for the 2019 athletic season at the Group’s headquarters in Bedfordview and announced the signing of multiple Comrades Marathon gold medalist, Charné Bosman.



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BRAND NEW START FOR COMRADES CHAMP CHARNÉ BOSMAN

by Michelle Carnegie - 11 January 2019

A change is as good as a holiday, says former Comrades winner Charné  Bosman after the announcement that she has signed with the newly formed Murray & Roberts Running Club. The 2016 Comrades Marathon champ and legendary veteran runner who seems to get better each year, will be turning out in the striking new black and yellow colours of the Murray & Roberts Running Club, after being a member of

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WE'RE OFF TO THE LONDON MARATHON!

08 January 2019

It’s known as one of the greatest marathons in the world, and Run24 will be there to bring you all the coverage of the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon.
 
With only 15 weeks to race day on 28 April we will be bringing you all the pre-race news including who’s who at this year’s London Marathon, the inspirational stories of some of the thousands who will be tackling this iconi


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COMRADES CHAMPION ANN ASHWORTH TO CHASE DREAMS FULL TIME IN 2019

by Michelle Carnegie - 07 December 2018

She has just clocked her marathon PB of 2:35 in Valencia, Spain, without trying and training too hard. So when the 2018 Comrades Champion Ann Ashworth shortly after announced that she would be running full time from next year, running experts and the running community were buzzing with excitement. Because what Ashworth has managed to achieve up to now while balancing a demanding career as advocate, managing an el

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