Races & Events

  • Records Galore As London Celebrates Its #REASONTORUN

    Records Galore As London Celebrates Its #REASONTORUN

    24th April 2017

    Of the 39,487 who crossed the Finish Line in The Mall by 18:15, one established two new world records, one broke a course record, one took a record-breaking seventh London win and 39 broke Guinness World Records, making the 2017…

  • Winks To Start The Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon

    Winks To Start The Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon

    22nd April 2017

    Spurs midfielder and England under 21 international Harry Winks will be the official starter of the Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon on Sunday 23 April. The Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon is a series of 10 races over…

  • Rowers & Royals To Start The 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

    Rowers & Royals To Start The 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

    19th April 2017

    Runners in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon will be given a Royal send-off on Sunday 23 April when The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will be the event’s official race starters, along with double Olympic rowing…

  • Butchart Returns To Defend Vitality London 10,000 Title

    Butchart Returns To Defend Vitality London 10,000 Title

    13th April 2017

    Stirling’s Andy Butchart returns to the streets of the capital on Sunday 28 May to race in the Vitality Westminster Mile just one day before defending the Vitality London 10,000 title he won last year at the start of an…

  • Strava Data Provides Unique Insight Into London Marathon

    Strava Data Provides Unique Insight Into London Marathon

    11th April 2017

    Strava, the social network for athletes, has revealed unique insights into the London Marathon from race and training data taken from 2016 London Marathon runners. The race day data taken from 6,464 Strava runners shows that on average runners in…

  • On Signs The UK¹s Chris Thompson As Its New Athlete Ambassador

    On Signs The UK¹s Chris Thompson As Its New Athlete Ambassador

    11th April 2017

    The innovative, award-winning Swiss sports brand On is delighted to announce that it has joined forces with British long-distance runner Chris Thompson. Newly signed as the brand’s latest athlete ambassador, the partnership will kick off at the 2017 London Marathon…

  • Youngest & Oldest Runners All Have A Powerful #REASONTORUN

    Youngest & Oldest Runners All Have A Powerful #REASONTORUN

    6th April 2017

    The oldest runner in this year’s race has run more London Marathons than the youngest runner has seen birthdays – twice as many in fact! Aged 83 years and 339 days, Kenneth Jones is the oldest runner in this year’s…

  • New Salomon Sunset Series Is On The Horizon

    New Salomon Sunset Series Is On The Horizon

    5th April 2017

    Love running in summertime? Nature? Slow-sinking sunsets?  Then watch the horizon for the new Salomon Sunset Series launching this summer. What? The Sunset Series is a completely unique event where participants will be running a 10km on a beautiful scenic route whilst chasing…

  • The Runners’ Stories – Their #REASONTORUN

    The Runners’ Stories – Their #REASONTORUN

    27th March 2017

    The Virgin Money London Marathon is the world’s largest one-day fundraising event and more than 75 per cent of the 39,000+ runners will be raising money for charity on Sunday 23 April, adding to the incredible total of £830+ million…

  • The Eiffel Tower Vertical; A Unique Ascent Race In Paris

    The Eiffel Tower Vertical; A Unique Ascent Race In Paris

    17th March 2017

    The Eiffel Tower Vertical® is an ascent race on the 279 meters (915 feet) in height of the most iconic monument of Paris. The race was organised by the Eiffel Tower Operating Company (SETE) and the EcoTrail de Paris®. From…