Kenyan maestros Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei delivered landmark performances to illuminate another record-breaking edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon as more people than ever before finished the 39th edition of the world’s greatest race on Sunday.
Kipchoge cemented his reputation as one of the finest athletes of all time when he became the first elite man ever to win the London M
David Weir was a 19-year-old newcomer to long distance para-athletics when he contested his first London Marathon back in 2000.
Already a seven-time winner of the Mini London Marathon, the Surrey-based teenager was pleased to finish fourth place in the senior race in 1:47:11.
Fast-forward to today and Weir is now the most successful elite athlete in the history of the event with eight men&rs
To see Mary Keitany and Vivian Cheruiyot, surrounded by their families, enjoying a smile and a chat at the hotel headquarters of the Virgin Money London Marathon on Thursday was to recognise just what close friends these two great Kenyan athletes are.
Yet all that will change for a window of under two hours and 20 minutes on Sunday when the defending champion Cheruiyot and three-time winner Keitany
Sport thrives on its most enticing duels, its classic head-to-heads. Think Ali-Frazier, Navratilova-Evert and Coe-Ovett. Think greatness versus greatness.
No wonder then that both Eliud Kipchoge, the great marathon runner in history, and Sir Mo Farah, perhaps the greatest track distance runner of all-time, can both appreciate why their clash in this Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon is so eagerly
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.
Run24 is delighted to be part of the media contingent that got selected to cover this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon. Run24 Editor, Michelle Carnegie, will not only be running the marathon on Sunday, but will also bring you
Between the two of them they’ve run 31 Comrades Marathons and 13 Two Oceans Ultra’s. So, it’s fair to say when it comes to South African road running, they’ve pretty much ‘been there done that’. But one thing they’ve never tackled is an international marathon, and the obvious choice of course is the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon.
She has taken sporting tours to the Virgin London Marathon for more than 25 years, so it would be safe to say that there is probably no one in South Africa who knows the London Marathon and its workings better than Vreni Welch, a legend in the South African running community.
With just a bit more than two weeks to the London Marathon we caught up with Vreni on what makes the London Marathon t
A South African gardener who runs 20km to and from work every day, will be boarding a plane for the first time ever in his life, travelling 10 000km to take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday, April 28th.
Michael Ndlovu (52), who hails from Mandeni, on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, has dreamt of this moment all his life. Michael’s lifelong ambition to run an intern
What started as a weight loss journey for a Gauteng mom of two culminated in her finishing the Virgin Money London Marathon. And to top it all she ran this spectacular marathon in aid of her niece who suffers from a chromosome disorder. This is the story of how Heather Hair – who never really took to exercise never mind running, completed her first international marathon.
It was January 2015 and I had just returned
The 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon official race app is now available to download. The app gives you all the information you need to enjoy the world’s greatest marathon, in the palm of your hand.
Created in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the Official Technology Partner of the Virgin Money London Marathon, the 2019 official race app has been updated and improved with some excitin