Category Archives: London Marathon

Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Sarah Davies

Sweat, Blood and Tears. Sweat. Yes, it was hot! As we waited for the start, we were all drinking water, looking for shade and paying frequent visits to the ‘female urinals’ (a bizarre experience!) Finally, our wave set off. After all the waiting and anticipation, it was great to be finally running my first marathon! … Continue reading Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 – Michael Littlewood

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Michael Littlewood

Strategy 2:45 was the magic number, 6.17 min/mile average pace. This meant Championship time.  I had missed this target by 2 minutes last year and it was not going to happen again. To achieve this, while I needed to heed Allan’s advice (don’t go off too fast x 3) I wanted to feel settled at … Continue reading Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 – Michael Littlewood

Virgin Money London Marathon 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Tamsin Imber

The London Marathon Warning!: This is not a positive report. Other reports about this race are available! I’m not a city person. I don’t like crowds. I don’t like traffic. I don’t like constant loud noise. And I don’t like too much concrete. COD (Concrete Oppression Depression) is a ‘thing’ that happened to me when … Continue reading Virgin Money London Marathon 2017

Virgin Money London Marathon 2016

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Stephen Jackson and Elaine Bisson

Stephen Jackson … The day before I travelled to London I was informed, via Facebook, that my 2015 PB from the Greater Manchester Marathon was no longer recognised by England Athletics as an official marathon time. Suddenly, the trip to the Capital had a little more pressure attached to it. Fastforward three days, and I’m … Continue reading Virgin Money London Marathon 2016

London Marathon 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Penny Browell

An Emotional Visit to the Capital To us Brits there’s probably no bigger race than the London Marathon. I can’t pretend I grew up particularly obsessed with it or anything because I grew up as an overweight child with very little interest in anything sport-related – if you asked anybody I went to school with … Continue reading London Marathon 2015