Ray Johnson (handicap 32.9), from Kent, will be 80 next month and is pushing the performance margins with his running prowess. With the London Marathon fast approaching as his next target, just prior to his 80th birthday celebrations, here are a few of the amazing things that he has done and is planning on doing:
Jessie Pavelka, presenter of Obese: A Year to Save My Life, is proud to be an ambassador for the England Athletics RunTogether project. We managed to grab a few minutes to explore his philosophy and how RunTogether is a great fit for him.
Run with a Smile - the motto of the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO. Well it really isn’t too much to ask - what’s not to like? Article by Jackie Newton.
Those who are training for London are now likely to be eight weeks into their 16-week programmes - that's half way through! We hope you are on track and that the excitement is building!
It’s that time of year when people are more determined than ever to get fit by taking on their first marathon ever, and with the London Marathon coming up in April, the people who’ve entered are thinking about their training programmes. A record total of 253, 930 people entered the ballot for the 2017 London Marathon, alone…and this number increases year-on-year. So if you’re one of those brave people who’ve decided to run your first marathon, then read on.