The Marathon along with its half distance cousin is the only footrace that has a name rather than a distance as it’s calling card. And in that name there lies multitudes because for more than a century that name has represented the great endurance challenge of the modern age, at times even a life-threatening one. 917 more words
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The London Marathon this Sunday will see a lot of normal people doing brilliantly just to complete the course, and a small group of superhumans doing it in a ridiculously short amount of time. 414 more words
Sir Mo Farah has today announced he will play for England in this year’s eagerly anticipated Soccer Aid for Unicef match on ITV.
Set to take centre stage at Old Trafford on Sunday 10th June, four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah will play for his home nation and be on the opposing side of his good friend, and fellow Olympian, Usain Bolt. 38 more words
Firstly, a huge congrats and well done to all the event team, staff and volunteers that helped make this race happen. The beast from the east had been relentless all week casting doubt whether the race would go ahead and I think they did superbly well to ensure all went to plan as organised as it was. 980 more words