Blog Posts - London Marathon



PHOTO: See The Face Of London Marathon Runner Who Died Three Miles From Finish Line

David Seath, an Afghanistan veteran and Green Beret, suffered a cardiac arrest around the 23-mile mark of the annual race. He fell in Upper Thames Street, near Southwark Bridge, and was rushed to St Thomas’ Hospital by paramedics but died short...
by Oh Zina on Apr 26, 2016

London Marathon 2016!

You may have noticed the lack of activity on my blog for the past couple of weeks, well that is because I have been preparing (and panicking) to take part in my first marathon. Which has seen me not make it to the cinema as often as usual! It is goin...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Apr 22, 2016

London Marathon Spectators Guide

If you have already completed your move to London this year, then you’re no doubt looking forward to the godfather of all spectator events this coming weekend – the London Marathon. It takes place on Sunday 24th April and covers a 26 mile route t...
by Moving to London on Apr 21, 2016

2015 - a year of jumping for joy and recovering from injuries...

This year has been a bit of a mixed bag, from the highs of exotic holidays to the lows of sports injuries, but you know what, I have a great life and this year proves "I can take a lickin' but keep on tickin'". Jumping for joy on Oahu's N...
by Jason in Hollywood on Dec 31, 2015

To run, or not to run, that is the question...

Is running ruining my body? That's the question I'm forced to ask at the moment. This is how I currently feel about running I've never been sporty, and was the typical bullied fat kid when I was young, but ever since I've come to these U.S. shores...
by Jason in Hollywood on Aug 1, 2015

Joys and Sorrows’ Player of the Season / Colin Doyle

Rather unsurprisingly, we are proud to announce that the winner of our end of season, Player of the Season Poll, is Clayton Donaldson.  Well done that man, who garnered an impressive 71% of the votes.  Here are the final standings:   Clayton D...
by Joys and Sorrows on May 19, 2015

The 2015 London Marathon was my least enjoyable race to date...

Well that's one more major marathon ticked off my bucket list and I can't tell you how glad I was to cross that London Marathon Finish Line. Now that I've had a few days to reflect and I've seen my official race photos to remind me of the experience,...
by Jason in Hollywood on May 1, 2015

Getting ready to run at the 2015 London Marathon Expo...

Well it's official, I'm one step closer to completing the 2015 London Marathon after picking up my race no. and timing chip at the expo yesterday. Now just to run the 26.2 miles on Sunday - simple. Almost ready for my first London Marathon The mar...
by Jason in Hollywood on Apr 23, 2015

A budding young athlete

The sun was shining, the air was crisp and cold and the sky was clear of any rain clouds. It was the boroughs London mini marathon trials for children aged 11-17. The London Mini Marathon runs on the same day as the London Marathon, on the last 3 mil...
by mumofthreeboys on Feb 9, 2015

Lee Merrien to miss the London Marathon

Olympian Lee Merrien has confirmed he will miss the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon in April. The 35-year-old was the fastest British competitor when he last raced the event back in 2012, helping him gain selection for the London 2012 Olympic Games...
by Tibs News on Jan 14, 2015

Help end AIDS by donating to my 2015 London Marathon fundraising for Terrence Higgins Trust...

Today is WORLD AIDS DAY, and what better day to kick off my newest challenge to help end HIV/AIDS. On April 26 next year I'll be running the 2015 London Marathon to help raise essential funds for the Terrence Higgins Trust in the U.K. Please donate...
by Jason in Hollywood on Dec 1, 2014

Hansons Marathon Method

On the 10th November it will be exactly 18 weeks until I run Barcelona Marathon again. My first goal was to try and finish in 3 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds or less. This would be quite a challenge seeing as my best marathon time stands at 4 hour...

London Marathon Waiting Again!

And so here we go again! The 'you got a place' and 'you didn't get a place' London Marathon magazines are ready to be sent out again so I'm waiting, waiting, and waiting as usual. Last year when I didn't get a place for yet another year, I decided I...
by Beginners Guide to a Marathon on Sep 28, 2014

London Marathon 2014

The London Marathon was a grand success this year as it has been for the last several years. A number of good causes have been assisted with the fund-raising done at the London Marathon.http://www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com/https://twitter.com/Lon...
by Humour, Ideas and Opinions on Apr 14, 2014

Mo Farah and Andy 12345 – The London Marathon – Cheering for both of you

Sunday 13th April 2014 will see the start of the London Marathon. Not only has Mo Farah been training hard but the highly popular member at the DCUK forum Andy 12345 has too. Andy will be one of the many amateur runners who make up the bulk of the th...
by Health Tips And Tricks on Apr 11, 2014

Why Do Lucozade Sport Sponsor the London Marathon?

Have you wondered why Lucozade Sport sponsor the London Marathon? I have. Whilst they give 3 really great fact-sheets on their website detailing the 3 ingredients you need for sport (carbohydrates, fluids and protein) they state “you’ll n...

Why Do Lucozade Sport Sponsor the London Marathon?

Have you wondered why Lucozade Sport sponsor the London Marathon? I have. Whilst they give 3 really great fact-sheets on their website detailing the 3 ingredients you need for sport (carbohydrates, fluids and protein) they state “you’ll n...

I’m running London Marathon 2014

When I saw an email sent from our work that we had a chance to secure a place to run London Marathon 2014 for the charity Right To Play, I immediately responded showing my interest. Online ballot for public place in London Marathon closed in few hou...
by Nirlog.com on Jan 15, 2014

Sering Olahraga, Sehatkah?

Olahraga memang adalah salah satu faktor yang diperlukan agar dapat hidup sehat. Tetapi, melakukan olahraga terlalu banyak belum tentu baik untuk kesehatan. Sebuah penelitian baru mengungkapkan hal yang menarik bahwa terlalu banyak melakukan olahraga...
by Bisakimia on Dec 5, 2013

London Marathon Ballot!

Early this morning, (2:30 am danish time), I woke up and signed up once again for the London Marathon ballot which had opened just after midnight British time. London Marathon ballot I won't feel like I have reached my marathon goal until I run Lon...
by Beginners Guide to a Marathon on Apr 29, 2013


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