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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

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

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

# london-marathon - Monday 24 February, 2020

From The42 Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection Under Fire

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection

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'

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

# london-marathon - Sunday 28 April, 2019

From The42 Kenyan duo Kipchoge and Kosgei win London Marathon as Mo Farah finishes fifth Winners

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

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

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

# london-marathon - Monday 23 April, 2018

From The42 Masterchef semi-finalist dies while running the London marathon in memory of his dad RIP

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

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

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

# london-marathon - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From The42 London Marathon runner stops to help exhausted fellow athlete make it to the finish Incredible This post contains videos

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

Matthew Rees gave us a moment of sportsmanship to remember.

Pictures: The best images from today's London Marathon

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

# london-marathon - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

From The42 Disgraced Russian runner ordered to repay €475,000 in prize money Doping

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

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

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

# london-marathon - Friday 4 December, 2015

From The42 Ground control to Major Tim: Astronaut to take part in London marathon... from space Space Ran

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

How has nobody thought of this before?

# london-marathon - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From The42 London Marathon at centre of fresh doping claims Problems

London Marathon at centre of fresh doping claims

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

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

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

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

Lots of people were quite amused at the sight.

# london-marathon - Sunday 26 April, 2015

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

A giant pair of balls has just run the London Marathon

Not unusual, no.

# london-marathon - Friday 24 April, 2015

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

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

# london-marathon - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The42 Runner dies after collapsing at finish line of London Marathon RIP

Runner dies after collapsing at finish line of London Marathon

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

# london-marathon - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The42 Mo Farah plays down health concerns after collapsing at New York City Half Marathon Scare

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

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

# london-marathon - Sunday 21 April, 2013

From The42 18 of the best pics from today's London marathon Review

18 of the best pics from today's London marathon

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

From The42 Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon Inspirational This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

From The42 Tragic death of marathon runner inspires over $1 million in donations Generosity

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

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

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

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

# london-marathon - Sunday 17 April, 2011

From The42 Gallery: Kenyans make clean sweep in London Marathon London Marathon This post contains images

Gallery: Kenyans make clean sweep in London Marathon

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