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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# London Marathon

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# out with a bang
London Marathon likely to be Mo Farah's last as he considers end of career
Farah says he wants one last hurrah in front of his home fans.
Last year
2022
# London
Runner, 36, dies after collapsing at London Marathon
The man collapsed between miles 23 and 24, organisers said.
All time
# London Calling
Sinéad Diver finishes 12th as Lemma, Jepkosgei win London Marathon
Ethiopia’s Sisay Lemma and Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei took the honours in London.
# London Calling
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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'
Mayo native Sinead Diver, who only took up running aged 32, finished 7th place at the London Marathon.
# 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.
# London Marathon
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.
# 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
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.
# Incredible
London Marathon runner stops to help exhausted fellow athlete make it to the finish
Matthew Rees gave us a moment of sportsmanship to remember.
# you call that running
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.
# 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.
# Tragedy
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.”
# Space Ran
Ground control to Major Tim: Astronaut to take part in London marathon... from space
How has nobody thought of this before?
# 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
# 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.
# Unbelievable Jeff
A giant pair of balls took part in Sunday's London Marathon
Lots of people were quite amused at the sight.
# mr testicles
A giant pair of balls has just run the London Marathon
Not unusual, no.
# Be the best you
(Almost) anyone can run a marathon... this is what you need to know
A life goal that’s all about effort, effort, effort.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Inspirational
Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon
Keith Luxon is running in his 72nd long-distance event today.
Voices
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.
# Boston bombings
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
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.
# 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.
# Samaritans
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.
# Tragic
London Marathon death: over £22k donated to Claire's charity
Over 1,800 donations have been made to Claire Squires’ charity page today.
LIVE
Gallery: Kenyans make clean sweep in London Marathon
Thousands of runners descended on the British capital for the annual race.