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Organisers of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon in Trafford have released details of their British only prize fund for the 2014 race
Geneva Marathon will celebrate its ten-year anniversary on 4 May 2014.
At 86 years old, Joy Johnson was the oldest woman to complete the New York City Marathon, finishing the race despite hitting her head at mile 20
Taking part in a race in February may not seem like the most appealing idea to most Brits, but when the event is situated 50 miles south of Sicily it becomes a rather more attractive prospect.
The Meadows Marathon returns to Edinburgh on 2 March 2014 with registration for the event opening on Monday 28 October 2013.
Whilst wheelchair races are commonplace at running events, Jesse Swalley is hoping to complete next year's Los Angeles Marathon using a less conventional method - a skateboard.
With a backdrop of severely tightened security, the Chicago Marathon made headlines for all the right reasons.
Despite breaking her leg at the Boston Marathon bombing in April, Lee Ann Yanni will be running in Chicago Marathon this Sunday (13 October).
Being billed as Scotland's toughest marathon did little to dissuade over 100 compe
In just over a month over 10,000 competitors will head to the south of France for the French Riviera Marathon on 10 November.
The German laid witness to its 9th separate marathon world record yesterday as Wilson Kipsang became the fastest athlete over 26.2 miles.
A Canadian woman who entered a half marathon in Ontario ended up winning the full marathon after taking a wrong turn.
The ballot has now closed for Tokyo Marathon on 23 February 2014 but Sports Tours International still has places for runners from the UK.
The two fastest male marathon runners of all time, Patrick Makau and Wilson Kipsang, have signalled their intentions to set a new world record in Berlin.
Richard Donovan has set up a marathon in Chile that requires participants to run past an active volcano.
Organisers of the Boston Marathon have announced that 9,000 extra places will be available for the 2014 race, taking its total field to 36,000.
A growing number of marathons are cropping up in West Africa signifying a growing interest in the sport in the region.
Organisers of the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon have revealed that an impressive Ã�ï¿½Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã�ï¿½Ã�Â£12,000 prize pot is up for grabs at theinaugural
Billed as the toughest event of its kind in Scotland, this year's Glencoe marathon on 6 October will include a half marathon and a 10k for the first time.
Liberia hosts its third marathon on Sunday 25 August, as the war-torn country looks to move on from its bloody history.
Less than a year after recording the fastest average time for 500 marathons, Steve Edwards is on the verge of setting another remarkable feat.
Organisers of the Boston Marathon have confirmed that they are in talks to expand the field for the 2014 event.
Entries for the 2014 Greater Manchester Marathon, organised for Sunday 6 April, are now open.
Sports Tours International is offering VIP Packages for the French Riviera Marathon in November
Organisers of the Milano City Marathon are offering a number of free places to runners registered with a UKA athletics or running club.
Organisers of the MBNA Chester Marathon have announced details of the prize fund for their event in October, with the first male and female finishers set to bag £1250 each.
With a record 40,000 participants at this year's Paris marathon, race organisers are hoping to exceed that figure at the 2014 event on 6 April.
Interest in the 2014 Tokyo marathon has risen dramatically this year with a particular increase in the number of British runners registering for the event.
The Dundee Running Adventure Marathon is to go ahead, organisers have confirmed.
Organisers of Bournemouth Marathon Festival are delighted by the response the new event has received with thousands of runners already signed up for the various races on Saturday 5 October and Sunday 6 October.
14 runners concluded what Bear Grylls described as 'an epic challenge that will require an epic strength of mind' by completing the Brathay 10in10.
Last month's Virgin London Marathon saw one rank and file runner attempt to lead the race, heading Mo Farah and all.
Following the route taken by Greek soldier Philippides over 2,500 years ago, Athens Classic marathon allows participants to sample history and see where the modern-day marathon originated.
With less than a week until registration closes, organisers of the Brathay Windermere Marathon are encouraging runners to sign-up for the upcoming event.
After receiving over 300,000 applications for the 35,000 starting places at this year's Tokyo marathon, organisers expect the number to increase even further for 2014.
Scottish runner Izzy Menzies gave a memorable performance at the Greater Manchester Marathon yesterday as she took top spot in the female field.
22 new Guinness world records titles were achieved at last weekend's 2013 Virgin London Marathon.
Following his debut appearance at the Virgin London Marathon in which he ran to halfway on Sunday, Mo Farah is targetting the UK record over the full distance at next year's race.
With only Germany having more participants at the event, BMW Frankfurt marathon is something of a home away from home for British runners. And with a red carpet finish, you'll feel like a film star.
2013 Virgin London marathon saw 36,000 runners show support for the victims of Boston marathon in front of huge enthusiastic crowds as Tsegaye Kebede and Priscah Jeptoo collected the main prizes.
Jenni Falconer will be running in Virgin London marathon for the fourth time on Sunday. She gave us her thoughts prior to the event.
Sunday's Virgin London Marathon will go ahead as planned organisers have confirmed after a security review prompted by the attack at the Boston Marathon.
Tilahun Regassa and Getu Feleke made it an Ethiopian 1-2 at Rotterdam marathon on Saturday as 25,000 people took part in the event in the Dutch port city.
Runners are in shock today (Tuesday 16 April) following the deaths and injuries at the 2013 Boston marathon.
Two explosions have reportedly injured runners at the end of the Boston Marathon
Dominic Kangor and Eunice Kales set course records at the Brighton Marathon yesterday as Kenya celebrated a top three in the mens field
Peter Some secured a surprise victory in Paris yesterday (Sunday 7 April) with the Kenyan runner finishing ahead of Ethiopian favourite Tadese Tola in chilly conditions.
Organisers of the Dublin Marathon have revealed that a lack of sponsorship will result in a series of cutbacks for the race in October.
Around 15,000 competitors took part in the 33rd Barcelona marathon in overcast conditions on Sunday (17 March).
Ethiopian Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba has been forced out of her 26.2mile debut at next month's Virgin London Marathon due to injury.
With a course that takes in la Sagrada FamÃ�ï¿½Ã�Âlia and the Camp Nou, thereÃ�Â¢Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½s the Barcelona Marathon
Sports Tours International is offering race entries for the now sold out Berlin marathon on 29 September.
Paula Radlcliffe has backed the move by the World Marathon Majors to introduce tougher anti-doping regulations.
Dennis Kimetto set a new course record as he won the men's race at Tokyo marathon on Sunday (24 February)
Tokyo marathon will be staged for the first time tomorrow (24 February) since it was awarded major status.
Three Scots have been selected to be part of the 10 Great Britain elite places at London marathon.
The Medoc Marathon is set for its 29th year in September and organisers are encouraging participants to dress up as their favourite sci-fi characters for the race.
Oragnisers have assembled the strongest ever men's field for this year's Virgin London Marathon.
After the disappointment of New York marathon's cancellation, there is an added sense of excitement for this year's Chicago marathon on 13 October, with entries opening on 19 February.
Brighton marathon is introducing a new safety device from 2013 - Rhinochill IntraNasal Cooling System could help in the event of a cardiac arrest.
Fauja Singh will take part in his final official race in Hong Kong next month.
Mara Yamauchi announces her retirement from elite marathon running.
Sheffield RC runner, Will Beauchamp will return to Scotland defend his Strathearn marathon title as the event gears up for its second year.
Sports Tours International is organising a trip to the award-winning Los Angeles marathon for the 2013 race on St Patrick's Day - 17 March.
The Malta marathon in February provides an ideal race for those looking to escape the British winter.
Entries for the Meadows marathon in Edinburgh which takes place on March 3 2013 are now open.
Jenson Button put on an impressive display as he took part in his first marathon in Honolulu on Sunday.
The organiser of Unive Drenthe Loopfestijn marathon in Holland is offering a lucrative cash incentive for top Scottish runners.
Dr Andrew Murray warmed up for his Run the World challenge by winning at the Antarctic Ice Marathon yesterday.
Roving reporter Ned Kelly gives us his thoughts on the Solar Eclipse Marathon in Port Douglas, Queensland.
The 30th Athens Classic Marathon turned out to be as memorable as the occasion merited, with the race recording its highest turnout ever and welcoming a new event record.
Over 300 Irish runners will head to Phoenix Park this Sunday as Dublin hosts its own version of the New York Marathon.
Geoffrey Ndungu successfully defends his title at the 33rd Dublin marathon.
Derek Hawkins produced a memorable performance to mark his marathon debut in Frankfurt.
The quintet, members of Oxford City Athletics Club and Abingdon Athletics Club, were tied at the waist with elastic chords for the duration of the 26.2 miles.
Garscube Harrier Katie White finished as fastest female on her marathon debut in Liverpool on Sunday (14 October).
2012 has seen double disappointment for Chinese marathon runners with the postponement of Beijing and Shanghai marathons.
Just as the Kielder Marathon celebrated its third anniversary, a new controversy surrounding Rob Sloan, who gained notoriety for jumping on a bus during the marathon last year, has emerged.
Ethiopian Tsegaye Kebede took the 2012 Chicago marathon in a record time of 2:04:38 while the women's race saw Atsede Bayso narrowly edge Rita Jeptoo for first place.
Wesley Korir is hoping to win Chicago marathon on Sunday at the fifth time of asking, but he faces stiff competition.
Olympic champion Mo Farah has indicated that he will run his first ever marathon in London, possibly as early as 2014.
Geoffrey Mutai wins Berlin marathon but fails to set new world record.
Wilson Kipsang has a tough act to follow as he hopes to emulate compatriot Patrick Makau's record-breaking performance at Berlin marathon.
Paula Radcliffe is hoping to compete in next year's London marathon after undergoing foot surgery.
The inaugural Highland Perthshire marathon and half marathon took place last Saturday.
Scottish runners ran prominently in the Lakeland trails marathon (and half marathon) with Jo Zabrewski finishing first woman in the main 26.2 event in a record time.
The 115 competitors who took part in the opening Strathearn Marathon on Sunday were treated to good running conditions, with mild temperatures, a light breeze and an occasional touch of rain.
Those looking to put their summer training to good use may be spurred on by the news that entries for the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon close at midnight on Sunday, July 1.
In our final preview of the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, we take a look at the event from the perspective of a marathon veteran, the official charity and finally the runners.
Organisers of the Highland Perthshire Marathon have provided another incentive to take part in this years race by offering a week long holiday in Southern Spain.
The final call for guaranteed entries for the Stockholm Jubilee Marathon close midday tomorrow (Wednesday, May 16.)
Organisers of Baxters Loch Ness Marathon have confirmed that reigning champions Ã�ï¿½Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã�ï¿½Ã�Â¢Ã�ï¿½Ã�Â
This Bank Holiday Monday (May 7) will be business as usual for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon with around 22,000 runners expected to take part.
After a decade long absence, almost 4,500 runners competed with strong winds and torrential rain to finish yesterdays Greater Manchester Marathon.
Sunday's Virgin London Marathon saw a chapter on the race history close with David Bedford stepping down as Race Director.
Team GB's marathon team has been bolstered by the addition of Claire Hallissey and Dave Webb for the 2012 London Olympic Games
After successfully completing the Virgin London Marathon in a record time, you would be forgiven for thinking Fauja Singh could sign out on a resounding high note.
Even though she enjoyed a remarkable debut at the Virgin London Marathon and finished almost three minutes within the Olympic qualifying time, Freya Murray will need to bide her time to see if she is selected for London 2012.
Kenyans dominated the 2012 Virgin London marathon winning both men and women's races as 35,000 participants enjoyed the support of record crowds of supporters.
Despite the fact he contracted typhoid last month, Emmanuel Mutai has claimed he is determined as ever to retain his Virgin London Marathon title this Sunday (April 22).
Kenyan pair Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop triumphed in their respective fields as over 22,000 runners encountered temperatures of up to 26C in the Boston Marathon.
A big running weekend (April 15/16, 2012) as Paris, Rotterdam, Milan and Boston all host marathons
Dr. Andrew Murray, best known for completing a remarkable run from John O'Groats to the Sahara last year, further strengthened his endurance portfolio by finishing first in the 10th staging of the North Pole Marathon.
Broadcaster Bryan Burnett finds out how marathon hopeful Freya Murray is faring in her Olympic quest.
Keith and District runner Frankie Barton will rest his hopes of qualifying for London 2012 in the upcoming Lochaber Marathon.
In amongst the tens of thousands of competitors involved in the upcoming capital marathons in Edinburgh and London, one runner is taking part for a very specific reason.
Take advantage of Sports Tours International offer for the Paris Marathon before the upcoming deadline.
One of the most challenging races on the Scottish circuit, the Highlander Mountain Marathon, has once again received widespread recognition with confirmation that it will be featured on the BBC programme, The Adventure Show.
Despite finishing in fourth position in the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday, the chances of Haile Gebrselassie appearing at the Olympic Games suffered a setback.
After securing qualification for the Olympics in his debut race last September, Scott Overall will run as a pacer in the upcoming Virgin London Marathon.
With less than a week until its inaugural event, preparations for the Meadows Marathon in Edinburgh are well underway.
After attracting over 1,000 runners to the event last year, organisers of the Salomon Kielder are expecting a high demand of interest as entries for the 2012 race opened today (Wednesday, February 15).
Reigning champions Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel will face stiff competition in the Boston Marathon as a host of elite stars confirm they will take part in the 116th edition of the event on Monday, April 16.
Registration for the Chicago Marathon closed on Monday (February 6) afternoon after being open for only six days.
Mo Farah has indicated that he wants to launch a marathon career after the 2012 Olympics
The Stockholm Marathon will celebrate its 100th marathon this July by honouring its first event in 1912.
Paul McGinty has set himself the challenge of completing a marathon a month in aid of Alzheimer Scotland.
Organisers of the BMW Berlin Marathon have announced entries are now closed for the event on September 30, 2012.
British Sea Power guitarist Martin Noble has confirmed he will take part in the forthcoming Brighton Marathon on April 15, 2012
Abdelkerim Boubker claimed victory in the Athens Classic Marathon and loosened the dominance Kenyan runners have in the major events.
Rob Sloan, the runner who sparked controversy after taking a bus for the final 6 miles of the Kielder Marathon, has confirmed he is planning to take part in the first Marathon of the North
Organisers of Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running have confirmed that entries are now open for the 2012 event.
Geoffrey Mutai won the 2011 New York marathon in a record time of 2:05:06.
With less than 24 hours until the race celebrates its 42nd year, organisers of the INC New York Marathon are considering adding a second day of running to enable twice as many runners to take part in future events.
After the success of the inaugural Sunderland City 10k, organisers have set a date and opened entries for the first ever Marathon of the North.
After being displaced into fourth position by an athlete who decided to catch the bus for the final 6 miles of the Kielder Marathon, Steve Cairns yesterday received his rightful bronze medal.
The ING New York Marathon has announced a re-structuring of its application process that will no longer offer guaranteed places for runners.
Fauja Singh today completed the Toronto Waterfront Marathon to become the oldest runner to finish the 26.2-mile event.
Steve Coogan has confirmed he will participate in the Brighton Marathon on April 15, 2012, as the competition looks to build on its growing reputation.
Kenyas Moses Mosop won yesterdays (Sunday, October 9), Chicago Marathon in what was a memorable day in the events history with Liliya Shobukhova becoming the first women to secure victory in three consecutive years.
With less than a few days to go, the city of Chicago is bracing itself for the 45,000 confirmed participants for this years marathon.
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Organisers of Edinburgh Marathon Festival have announced a new finish area for the marathon, half marathon and relay race for the 2012 event.
Patrick Makua (2:03:38) sets new world record at 2011 Berlin marathon as Paula Radcliffe returns successfully to international competition.
With just over a week until Scotland welcomes one of its most iconic races, specialist retailers Run-4-It are offering a discounted sale for all those taking part in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon.
Following new legislation passed by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), Paula Radcliffes marathon time of 2:15:25 will no longer be considered a womens world record.
Entries for the 2011 Loch Ness Marathon Festival of Running close tonight.
Abel Kirui eases to marathon victory in the final day of 2011 Daegu World Championships.
Moray will welcome its thirtieth marathon this Sunday, beginning at Cooper Park, Elgin.
Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2012 entries are now open.
Michael Golding is set to run the BaxterÃ�ï¿½Ã�Â¢Ã�Â¯Ã�Â¿Ã�Â½Ã�Â¯Ã�Â¿Ã�Â½s Loch Ness Marathon i
The date of the Lakeland Trails Marathon 2012 has been announced - Sunday, July 1.
Mizuno has been announced as the official footwear and sportswear sponsor for RunLiverpool marathon
Sarah Fairley, the newly-crowed Miss Liverpool, will be running the RunLiverpool marathon on October 9 for The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation.
Manchester and Milton Keynes will stage new marathons in 2012, both on April 29
16,000 runners defied the elements to take part in the full marathon, half marathon and team relay at the 2011 Edinburgh Marathon Festival.
The Hub, the exhibition for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, starts today - May 20, 2011.
Edinburgh Marathon Festival is looking to recruit 17 volunteers for Saturday morning, May 21
More than 27,000 runners will take part in the biggest ever Edinburgh Marathon Festival, hosted over two days for the first time (May 21/22).
Organisers of Edinburgh Marathon Festival are staging a major exhibition - the Hub - as part of the big race weekend
Organisers of the Highland Perthshire marathon have announced the date as Saturday, September 10.
Organisers are finalising details for a new Scottish marathon in September 2011 in Highland Perthshire
27 runners completed the 2012 Polar Marathon in temperaturs of -30C
The ballot for London Marathon 2012 opens tomorrow - Tuesday, April 26
General entries for the 2011 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon close at midnight May 1.
Geoffrey Mutai won the Boston Marathon in a dazzling time of 2:03:01.
Great runs by Emmanuel Mutai and Mary Keitany produce a Kenyan double at the Virgin London Marathon 2011
Several British contenders will have World and Olympic ambitions on their mind at this Sunday's London Marathon.
Several notable celebrity runners and some tabloid favourites are set to toe the line at this Sunday's Virgin Marathon.
Alyson Dixon and Kenyan Philemon Kiprop Boit both set new coiurse records in winning the 2011 Brighton Marathon
In a 1 hour special on Radio 4 tonight (April 11) at 8.00pm, Chris Dennis focuses on the possible 2 hour marathon
Twice Olympian Dan Robinson will lead the home challenge at this Sunday\'s Brighton Marathon.
Three-times race winner Martin Lel has stepped in to replace Olympic champion Sammy Wanjiru at this year's London Marathon.
Nine female Japanese athletes have been offered the opportunity to race in the London Marathon as a World Championship trial after their original trial in their home country was cancelled due to the recent earthquake and tsunami that have hit the country.
Andrew Lemoncello is looking forward to the Virgin London Marathon after a good performance in New York
Stella English, the winner of the BBC's 2010 Apprentice series, is running the Virgin London Marathon for NSPCC.
Help Loch Ness Marathon Celebrate 10 Years
Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson's preparation for April's London Marathon is going well.
Entries Are Open For the French Riviera Marathon on November 20, 2011
Scottish runner Joasia Zakrzewski wins New Orleans Marathon 2011
The new Liverpool Marathon launched in style yesterday at the iconic Royal Liver Building.
A party of Edinburgh runners fly out to his weekend to compete in the Marrakesh Marathon and Half Marathon - Sunday, January 30.
The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running is estimated to have benefited the local economy to the tune of 2m pounds and directly raised nearly 800,000 pounds for charity in 2010.
First day of entries for Liverpool Marathon attracts near 500 runners
Brighton marathon organisers hosted a seminar with some of the UK's leading distance stars at the weekend.
Sports Tours International has launch details of New York Marathon for the 2011
Edinburgh Marathon entries closing soon
Edinburgh Marathon festival places up for grabs
World record holder Haile Gebreselassie retires as Chilean miner completes NYC marathon
The ING New York City Marathon is offering three ways to track your runner's progress
We went to know which how many Brits are heading to New York for the Marathon in two weeks time
Details of new Lakeland Marathon in 2011
Local Runner Russell Whittington comes 12th in Lake Garda Marathon
The London Olympic 2012 Marathon route will not finish at the Olympic stadium
Report on Loch Ness Festival of Running - Two Days to Go
If you received a rejection from the Virgin London Marathon 2011, don't worry, here are some other marathons you can try!
The Berlin Marathon takes place this weekend
2010 marks the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon
Good for age entries for VLM close soon
The Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2011 will take place on May 21/22
Race report of the Edinburgh Marathon 2010
Eve of race preview of Edinburgh Marathon
Important info for this weekends Edinburgh Marathon Festival
This year's Edinburgh Marathon has received a record number of entrants.
Ron Hill returns to the Edinburgh Marathon to take part in Hairy Haggis Relay Race
Entries are now being accepted for the 2011 Brighton Marathon
New finish line for Loch Ness Marathon could provide runners with better course for faster times
Damien O'Looney attempts to be fastest man ever to complete marathon dressed as a Leprechaun
Edinburgh Marathon and Scottish Half Marathon deadlines extended in light of volcano eruption
Entries still being taken for Half Marathon, Hairy Haggis and charity places for marathon runners
Only 1 month left to register for Loch Ness Marathon
The Scotsman has five free places to be won
call for Edinburgh Marathon
Edinburgh Marathon entries set to close within 3 weeks
Michael Aird's tale of Athens
Report on 27th Athens Marathon
Virgin London Marathon 2010 - win one of 5 guaranteed entries.
Report on Scots at the Dublin Marathon
Amsterdam Marathon Report
Loch Ness Marathon report
Edinburgh Marathon Update
One man's tale of the Berlin Marathon
Christopher McKiddie's report on the Moray Marathon
Report on Moray Marathon, Half and 10k races
Entry for Edinburgh Marathon open
Loch Ness Marathon and associated races
!2 weeks to go till Loch Ness Marathon
Edinburgh Marathon Report
News update on Baxters Loch Ness Marathon
pre-race news on Edinburgh Marathon
Brathway Windermere Marathon
Well done to all Scots running in the London Marathon
The 2009 Marathon Sason has arrived
Best wishes to everyone racing the Lochaber Marathon
Still time to enter Loch Ness Marathon