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London Marathon Charitable Trust announces new grants totalling more than £1.5 million

05 Mar 2019 10:32
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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The London Marathon Charitable Trust (The Trust) has today announced new grants totalling £1,569,580 for projects in London and Surrey, taking the total amount of money awarded in The Trust’s history to more than £78 million. The largest grant in the latest round of funding has been awarded to the London Borough of Croydon with £500,000 towards the development of the

Vivian Cheruiyot and Mary Keitany head up elite women's field

19 Jan 2019 11:18
Fabienne Latxague
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The defending champion Vivian Cheruiyot and the current TCS New York City Marathon champion Mary Keitany return to the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2019. They join their compatriots Gladys Cherono (2018 BMW Berlin Marathon champion) and Brigid Kosgei (2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon champion) meaning the winners of the last four Abbott World Marathon Majors will be on the

Kipchoge returns to Virgin Money London Marathon to take on Sir Mo Farah

15 Jan 2019 11:16
Fabienne Latxague
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World record holder and defending champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 28 April, setting up a mouth-watering clash with Britain’s Sir Mo Farah. Kipchoge won his third Virgin Money London Marathon title at last year’s race, with Farah finishing in third place. The Kenyan went on to set a new marathon world record of

Farah set for London Marathon return

Nov 20 2018
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Results 2018: Virgin London Marathon

23 Apr 2018 13:19
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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Eliud Kipchoge got a win, finishing with a time of 02:04:17. His victory was the 14th by a Kenyan runner in the British Capital city. He finished 32 secondes ahead of Tola Shura Kitata. Mo Farah got the third place in 02:06:21. For the women, it was Vivian Cheruiyot who took the top spot in 02:18:31 , followed by Brigid Kosgei