17 Jan

Kipchoge aims for historic fifth London title but...

London Marathon men's podium 2019

It was ladies first in the reveal of star athletes by the organisers of the 40th Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday, 26 April 2020. Having observed the necessary etiquette, appropriate as the women's elite race starts first, we can now savour the announcement that last year's top four men are set to clash in the capital once again. And that they will be joined by Kenenisa Bekele.

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15 Jan

Record prize pot unveiled for Stirling Scottish Marathon

runners with Stirling Castle backdrop

Organisers of October's Stirling Scottish Marathon are hoping to attract the north of England's top club runners after announcing a record prize pot of over £10,000. Elite runners will contest generous prizes in all age categories, and in the associated half marathon, but most interest will be in the men’s and women’s first place prize of £2000 each - ten times last year’s pot.

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10 Jan

Give marathon training a boost at Oulton Park

Runners At Oulton Park

Organisers of February’s Oulton Park Half Marathon & 10K are reporting strong early year sales and advising potential particpants to sign up soon to avoid disappointment. The popular Cheshire event is aimed at runners preparing for a spring marathon who want to check they are on course to achieve their goals. Multi-event athletes are also catered for with a spring duathlon.  

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