South Africa’s Nolene Conrad has just returned from Japan where she competed in one of the most competitive all female marathons around, and though the race didn’t exactly go her way, she is as determined as ever to rise above circumstances and focus on some exciting racing challenges ahead.
The year 2018 was a big year for Conrad. Not only did she finish in the top 25 at the Worl
Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust and London Marathon Events Ltd have today announced the winning team of aspiring young architects that will design the Mile 18 marker for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon. The competition has provided a rare opportunity for young architects to have their design built and seen by the 41,000 runners in the marathon and millions more around the world watching the race on televi
The action packed PUMA School of Speed #2 saw close to 1300 junior track & field stars follow in the footsteps of the World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt at the Ruimsig Athletics Stadium (Roodepoort) on Saturday, 02 February 2019.
Headed by Bolt, the PUMA School of Speed is a national series of five track & field meets that was launched in 2016 with the goal of identifying exceptiona
When Jo’burg runner Debbie O’Leary decided to help sell raffle tickets to the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon, she never imagined that she would actually end up being one of the two lucky winners to win not only an entry, but a full travel package to take on one of the most sought after international marathons in the world.
Running the Virgin Money London Marathon is a pretty special experience, but when you cross the finish line as the first South African home two years in a row – and within the top 100 runners in a 40 000 strong field – it is an achievement to cherish forever.
Now Nicholas Bester, a South African working as a private banker in the UK, is aiming to make it three in a row at this yea
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