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Virgin Money London Marathon 2020

Creating the bubble, cutting-edge technology, flexible thinking – how the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon became the only major city marathon to take place since the Covid-19 pandemic struck The 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 4 October was the first major marathon in the world to take place since the Covid-19 pandemic changed the sporting landscape. It was also
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Jean-Loup Fenaux | 19 Oct 2020 08:27
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219,893 apply for a place in the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon

A total of 219,893 people have applied in the ballot for a place in the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon which will take place on Sunday 3 October 2021. 175,800 of the applicants were from the UK and 44,093 people entered the international ballot. More than 46 percent of the applications from the UK were from women. The ballot for 2021
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Jean-Loup Fenaux | 19 Oct 2020 07:25
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Thousands of runners take on the virtual 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon

- More than 28,000 have already completed the virtual 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon - 45,000 runners from 109 countries across the world have until 23:59:59 BST today (Sunday) to finish their 26.2 miles - The new Official App, powered by TCS, tracks runners’ progress and those who complete the distance in the time will receive a finisher’s T-shirt and medal
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Jean-Loup Fenaux | 05 Oct 2020 16:10
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Kitata stuns with shock win at 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon

Shura Kitata has won the elite men’s race at the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon in a time of 2:05:41. The wet conditions and unfamiliar looped course in St James’s Park revealed that world-record holder Eliud Kipchoge was human after all, as Kitata denied him the chance to make history by becoming the first male runner to win five London Marathons.
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Jean-Loup Fenaux | 05 Oct 2020 16:08
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Elite athletes to be protected in bio secure bubble for 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon

The Virgin Money London Marathon today announced plans for the biosecure bubble for the historic elite-only races on Sunday 4 October. The races will take place on a closed-loop circuit around St James’s Park in central London on Sunday 4 October. The elite men’s race will see one of the most eagerly anticipated match-ups in marathon history with world record holder
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Jean-Loup Fenaux | 07 Sep 2020 08:23
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2020 Virgin Money London Marathon confirmed for Sunday 4 October

After months of intensive work and consultation with London’s authorities, organisers today confirmed the plans for The 40th Race on Sunday 4 October 2020. Elite races for men, women and wheelchair athletes will take place on an enclosed looped course in St James’s Park in a secure biosphere (a contained safe environment like that of Formula 1 and England cricket) and
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Jean-Loup Fenaux | 08 Aug 2020 11:18
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www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk | 29 Mar 2020 05:01
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FAQs for the rescheduled 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 4 October

Before contacting us about the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, please read all the frequently asked questions below. Q: I have a place in the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon and want to take part in the rescheduled event on Sunday 4 October. What do I need to do?A: You don’t need to do anything. You have already been entered into
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Jean-Loup Fenaux | 20 Mar 2020 06:55
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2020 Virgin Money London Marathon postponed to Sunday 4 October

London Marathon Events today (Friday) announced the postponement of the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, which was scheduled to take place on Sunday 26 April. The 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon – The 40th Race – is now scheduled to take place on Sunday 4 October 2020. Hugh Brasher, Event Director, said: "The world is in an unprecedented situation grappling with
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Jean-Loup Fenaux | 14 Mar 2020 18:09
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World record holder Kosgei returns to defend her title

Brigid Kosgei, the defending champion and fastest female marathon runner in history, will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020. Kosgei (KEN) broke Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old marathon world record at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon last October by winning in an incredible time of 2:14:04. The record-breaking run came six months after the 25-year-old won the Virgin Money
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Jean-Loup Fenaux | 14 Jan 2020 07:43
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History-maker Eliud Kipchoge returns to London

Eliud Kipchoge, the greatest marathoner of all time, has chosen the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon as his first race since becoming the first human to run a sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October. Kipchoge has his sights set on continuing his incredible streak of record-breaking performances at what will be The 40th Race in London Marathon history on Sunday
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Jean-Loup Fenaux | 17 Dec 2019 07:41
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Virgin Money to exit as London Marathon title sponsor

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www.sportspromedia.com | 23 Oct 2019 12:02