London Marathon

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‘The London Marathon is back’: junior doctor stars as masses return to streets
Leeds-based doctor Phil Sesemann ran a magnificent 2:12:58 in his first ever marathon as almost 36,000 finish the London showpiece

Sean Ingle at The Mall

03, Oct, 2021 @3:40 PM

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London Marathon 2021: Lemma wins men’s race, Jepkosgei takes women’s event – as it happened
Two surprise winners took the elite races while Switzerland took both the wheelchair on the race’s return to the streets of London

John Brewin

03, Oct, 2021 @11:14 AM

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London Marathon’s ‘electric’ return an important step towards normality
The biggest mass participation event since lockdown will also feature some fascinating elite races on the capital’s streets

Sean Ingle

02, Oct, 2021 @11:52 AM

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Charlotte Purdue feels running for Team GB ‘tainted’ after Olympics snub
Charlotte Purdue, one of Britain’s top marathon runners, says her desire to represent her country has been ‘tainted’ after she was controversially left out of the Tokyo Olympics

Sean Ingle

01, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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BBC may lose London Marathon TV rights as organisers consider options
The London Marathon could leave the BBC for the first time in its 40-year history after the event director, Hugh Brasher, revealed he was in talks with other broadcasters

Sean Ingle

27, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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The day the turf stood still: looking back at sport's sudden shutdown
Lando Norris, Lucy Bronze, Coco Gauff and other leading players and officials on how they felt when the pandemic closed down sport and stopped them in their tracks

Guardian sport

12, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Sports quiz of the week: fighters, heroes and a concerned politician
Who saw red? Who was fed up? Who ran over footbridges?

Paul Campbell

22, Jan, 2021 @1:56 PM

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London Marathon organisers hope to set world record for runners in 2021
This year’s London Marathon is set to be the biggest marathon ever staged, with organisers hopeful that the Covid-19 vaccine will enable 100,000 runners to take part in the race

Sean Ingle

21, Jan, 2021 @12:00 PM

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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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'Strangest ever' London Marathon is virtual hit with 43,000 runners
Curtailed race will still raise tens of millions for charities as organisers praise ‘indomitable spirit’ of competitors

Sean Ingle

04, Oct, 2020 @2:46 PM

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London Marathon: Kitata takes men's race, Kosgei defends women's title - as it happened!
Shock on the St James’s Park course as Eliud Kipchoge finishes behind surprise winner Shura Kitata.

Tom Bassam (now) and Niall McVeigh (earlier)

04, Oct, 2020 @11:37 AM

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'There's a strong bond between us': the runners who've never missed a London Marathon
The Ever Presents have competed in every race since 1981 – and neither bad weather or Covid will stop them this time

Sean Ingle

03, Oct, 2020 @4:00 PM

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