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#London Marathon

# london-marathon - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Stephen Scullion takes more than two minutes off marathon PB to finish 11th in London
# London Calling
# London Calling

Stephen Scullion takes more than two minutes off marathon PB to finish 11th in London

Oct 4th 2020, 2:53 PM 28,228 Views 12 Comments

Eliud Kipchoge’s reign came to a shock end as Shura Kitata won the London Marathon.

Sinéad Diver finishes eighth as Kosgei retains London Marathon title
# London Marathon
# London Marathon

Sinéad Diver finishes eighth as Kosgei retains London Marathon title

Oct 4th 2020, 10:23 AM 7,979 Views 1 Comment

Elite race was run on 1.5-mile loops around St James Park in wet conditions.

# london-marathon - Monday 24 February, 2020

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection

Feb 24th 2020, 7:48 PM 16,292 Views 21 Comments

The four-time Olympic champion had been asked by USADA whether he had been injected with L-carnitine.

# london-marathon - Monday 29 April, 2019

'I'm 42, not 92. People think you shouldn't be able to run after you're 40. I think I'm proving them wrong'
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

'I'm 42, not 92. People think you shouldn't be able to run after you're 40. I think I'm proving them wrong'

Apr 29th 2019, 6:02 PM 10,974 Views 2 Comments

Mayo native Sinead Diver, who only took up running aged 32, finished 7th place at the London Marathon.

# london-marathon - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Kenyan duo Kipchoge and Kosgei win London Marathon as Mo Farah finishes fifth
# Winners
# Winners

Kenyan duo Kipchoge and Kosgei win London Marathon as Mo Farah finishes fifth

Apr 28th 2019, 12:52 PM 8,177 Views 6 Comments

Kipchoge won his fourth London Marathon in five years, while Kosgei became the youngest female winner.

Mayo's 42-year-old runner Sinead Diver finishes seventh at London Marathon and qualifies for Olympics
# London Marathon
# London Marathon

Mayo's 42-year-old runner Sinead Diver finishes seventh at London Marathon and qualifies for Olympics

Apr 28th 2019, 12:19 PM 45,880 Views 30 Comments

The Belmullet native will now represent Australia at the 2020 Olympic Games.

# london-marathon - Monday 23 April, 2018

Masterchef semi-finalist dies while running the London marathon in memory of his dad
# RIP
# RIP

Masterchef semi-finalist dies while running the London marathon in memory of his dad

Apr 23rd 2018, 12:00 PM 80,121 Views 24 Comments

29-year-old Matt Campbell was running his second marathon in as many weeks.

# london-marathon - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Farah third as Kipchoge storms to third London Marathon title in sweltering heat
# London Marathon
# London Marathon

Farah third as Kipchoge storms to third London Marathon title in sweltering heat

Apr 22nd 2018, 1:06 PM 5,751 Views 7 Comments

The Olympian set a new British record in just his second marathon this morning.

# london-marathon - Sunday 23 April, 2017

London Marathon runner stops to help exhausted fellow athlete make it to the finish
# Incredible
# Incredible

London Marathon runner stops to help exhausted fellow athlete make it to the finish

Apr 23rd 2017, 2:14 PM 17,147 Views 10 Comments

Matthew Rees gave us a moment of sportsmanship to remember.

Pictures: The best images from today's London Marathon
# You Call That Running
From TheJournal.ie
# You Call That Running

Pictures: The best images from today's London Marathon

Apr 23rd 2017, 1:55 PM 30,988 Views 4 Comments

More than 40,000 registered to run the 26.2 mile trek through the UK capital.

# london-marathon - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Disgraced Russian runner ordered to repay €475,000 in prize money
# Doping
# Doping

Disgraced Russian runner ordered to repay €475,000 in prize money

Jul 19th 2016, 7:51 PM 7,765 Views 3 Comments

Liliya Shobukhova won the London Marathon in 2010 and finished second the following year.

# london-marathon - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Waterford paramedic stopped to help young man who died during London marathon
# Tragedy
From TheJournal.ie
# Tragedy

Waterford paramedic stopped to help young man who died during London marathon

May 11th 2016, 3:30 PM 19,168 Views 14 Comments

“It could happen to anybody anywhere. I just happened to be there and I’m glad I stopped.”

# london-marathon - Friday 4 December, 2015

Ground control to Major Tim: Astronaut to take part in London marathon... from space
# Space Ran
# Space Ran

Ground control to Major Tim: Astronaut to take part in London marathon... from space

Dec 4th 2015, 1:58 PM 3,004 Views 1 Comment

How has nobody thought of this before?

# london-marathon - Sunday 9 August, 2015

London Marathon at centre of fresh doping claims
# Problems
# Problems

London Marathon at centre of fresh doping claims

Aug 9th 2015, 7:06 PM 8,504 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, Mo Farah is one of eight athletes who have agreed to release their own blood test data

This woman ran a marathon without a tampon and now she's the talk of the internet
# Free Running
From The Daily Edge
# Free Running

This woman ran a marathon without a tampon and now she's the talk of the internet

Aug 9th 2015, 2:29 PM 11,708 Views 8 Comments

People aren’t sure what to make of it all.

# london-marathon - Monday 27 April, 2015

A giant pair of balls took part in Sunday's London Marathon
# Unbelievable Jeff
# Unbelievable Jeff

A giant pair of balls took part in Sunday's London Marathon

Apr 27th 2015, 12:15 AM 5,170 Views 1 Comment

Lots of people were quite amused at the sight.

# london-marathon - Sunday 26 April, 2015

A giant pair of balls has just run the London Marathon
# Mr Testicles
From The Daily Edge
# Mr Testicles

A giant pair of balls has just run the London Marathon

Apr 26th 2015, 3:03 PM 5,685 Views 1 Comment

Not unusual, no.

# london-marathon - Friday 24 April, 2015

(Almost) anyone can run a marathon... this is what you need to know
# Be The Best You
# Be The Best You

(Almost) anyone can run a marathon... this is what you need to know

Apr 24th 2015, 8:33 PM 6,497 Views 5 Comments

A life goal that’s all about effort, effort, effort.

# london-marathon - Monday 14 April, 2014

Runner dies after collapsing at finish line of London Marathon
# RIP
# RIP

Runner dies after collapsing at finish line of London Marathon

Apr 14th 2014, 10:13 AM 3,841 Views 0 Comments

The 42-year-old man was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

# london-marathon - Monday 17 March, 2014

Mo Farah plays down health concerns after collapsing at New York City Half Marathon
# Scare
# Scare

Mo Farah plays down health concerns after collapsing at New York City Half Marathon

Mar 17th 2014, 10:14 AM 6,883 Views 5 Comments

The Somali-born star left the venue in a wheelchair following the incident.

# london-marathon - Sunday 21 April, 2013

18 of the best pics from today's London marathon
# Review
# Review

18 of the best pics from today's London marathon

Apr 21st 2013, 1:08 PM 1,557 Views 0 Comments

Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Kebede won the men’s race, while Priscah Jeptoo triumphed in the women’s event.

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon

Apr 21st 2013, 10:48 AM 7,888 Views 2 Comments

Keith Luxon is running in his 72nd long-distance event today.

# london-marathon - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners
# Read Me
From TheJournal.ie
# Read Me

Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners

Apr 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 32 Views 33 Comments

Jenny Conlon says it’s difficult to understand why an event of achievement like the Boston Marathon would be targeted in such a way. Training for a marathon is one of the most challenging things you can do and it makes you realise that life is for living, she writes.

Interpol issues global security alert at US request
# Boston Bombings
From TheJournal.ie
# Boston Bombings

Interpol issues global security alert at US request

Apr 20th 2013, 2:45 PM 12,544 Views 26 Comments

Meanwhile, security staff are out with sniffer dogs checking the location of the finish line for the London Marathon, which takes place tomorrow.

# london-marathon - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

London Marathon runners asked to wear black ribbons
# London Marathon
From TheJournal.ie
# London Marathon

London Marathon runners asked to wear black ribbons

Apr 16th 2013, 6:38 PM 9,139 Views 21 Comments

The race will go ahead as planned this Sunday after a period of silence to mark the tragic events at the Boston event yesterday.

# london-marathon - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Tragic death of marathon runner inspires over $1 million in donations
# Generosity
# Generosity

Tragic death of marathon runner inspires over $1 million in donations

Apr 25th 2012, 9:18 PM 540 Views 0 Comments

The sudden death of Claire Squires led to considerable funds being provided by a number of people.

# london-marathon - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Over €300k raised for charity after death of London Marathon runner
# Samaritans
From TheJournal.ie
# Samaritans

Over €300k raised for charity after death of London Marathon runner

Apr 24th 2012, 8:42 AM 3,141 Views 15 Comments

Claire Squires collapsed and died as she approached the final mile of the race on Sunday. More than 20,000 people have now donated to the Samaritans, her chosen charity, on her fundraising website.

# london-marathon - Monday 23 April, 2012

London Marathon death: over £22k donated to Claire's charity
# Tragic
From TheJournal.ie
# Tragic

London Marathon death: over £22k donated to Claire's charity

Apr 23rd 2012, 2:51 PM 7,673 Views 9 Comments

Over 1,800 donations have been made to Claire Squires’ charity page today.

# london-marathon - Sunday 17 April, 2011

Gallery: Kenyans make clean sweep in London Marathon
# London Marathon
# London Marathon

Gallery: Kenyans make clean sweep in London Marathon

Apr 17th 2011, 2:53 PM 546 Views 0 Comments

Thousands of runners descended on the British capital for the annual race.