Marathon running

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Second act sensations! Meet the people who reached peak fitness – after turning 50
Rich started working out, Mags started running and Shashi started walking three times a day. It is possible to reach new goals as you get older and it is not only your physical health that benefits

Emma Beddington

02, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Marathon des Sables runners say organisers failed in duty of care
Exclusive: some competitors say they feared they would die in 56C Sahara heat during six-day 250km race

Jessica Murray

25, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Marko Cheseto survived frostbite and amputation to run Boston Marathon
The Florida-based athlete has the fastest-known marathon time for a double-leg amputee

Allison Torres Burtka

07, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Joan Ullyot obituary
American physician who debunked many of the myths about women and long-distance running

Kate Carter

11, Aug, 2021 @4:10 PM

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I’m one of those irritating people who says they like running and actually means it | Emma Kemp
Running is both pleasure and pain, success and failure, exhilaration and tedium. I will never stop

Emma Kemp

30, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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An ultramarathon ends in tragedy: runners describe horror of Gansu race
Twenty-one competitors died in the freezing Chinese mountains, raising major questions about safety in the sport

Helen Davidson in Taipei

28, May, 2021 @9:26 AM

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Survivors and bereaved seek answers after 21 deaths in China ultramarathon
Lack of cold-weather gear questioned as more harrowing accounts of survivors emerge

Helen Davidson in Taipei

26, May, 2021 @11:23 AM

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How you can help cash-strapped charities keep up and running
As the pandemic takes it toll, their work is needed more than ever. But with revenues cut, they are appealing for funds to survive

Shane Hickey

18, Oct, 2020 @8:35 AM

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Eurostar is now out of the running for the Paris marathon
I just can’t contact it to discuss all the changes to my travel dates

Rebecca Smithers

11, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Man from Sidcup runs marathon in his garden
James Page, 36, did 873 laps and raised over £3,000 for Children With Cancer UK

Mattha Busby

28, Mar, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Vaporfly shoes will help me reach my marathon dream. Should I use them?
After years of trying to beat the three-hour barrier, new technology could get me there. Or is that cheating?

Jamie Doward

26, Jan, 2020 @7:40 AM

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Running marathons could help you live longer – but how do you start?
The latest research shows that long-distance running can reverse some signs of ageing. Here’s a guide to training for your first big run

Kate Carter

07, Jan, 2020 @2:20 PM

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