Tag : London marathon

Million milestone for London Marathon

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FROM athletes running Rio 2016 qualifying times to those that choose to run 26.2 miles dressed as dinosaurs. The vast diversity of all runners in the London Marathon are what makes it a truly uniting event for all to watch as it took to the roads of London on April 24th. … Read More

Women Runners shine in Man Marathon

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3/5/13 Jocelyn Payne  Manchester Marathon  Sunday April 28 saw the streets of the Trafford borough of Manchester filled with 7,000 runners, 5,000 of whom finished the Greater Manchester Marathon. The course had been altered since its return in April 2012, and as a result is currently the flattest marathon in … Read More

London Marathon a fitting tribute to Boston

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Stephen Topping London Marathon Sunday’s eventful London Marathon formed a fitting tribute to the three killed and over 170 injured in the tragic Boston bombings just six days earlier. A 30 second silence was impeccably observed as tens of thousands of athletes, many wearing black ribbons as a mark of … Read More

Marathon girls honored

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Two Leeds students have been named ‘Fundraisers of the Year’ by road safety charity Brake. Georgia Mann and Sophie Macrae raised over £19,000 running the London Marathon April last year. Speaking to Leeds Student about the marathon, Mann said, “It was so overwhelming, the atmosphere was incredible. I’d love to … Read More