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London Marathon: The firefighters running the marathon for Grenfell

Firefighters Justin O’Beirne and Tom Abell explain how the Paddington & Kensington fire services – who were some of the first crews on the scene of the Grenfell Tower Fire – are running this year’s London Marathon to raise money ...

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Mo Farah: Running the marathon at Tokyo 2020 is 'possible'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says “it is possible” to compete in the marathon at Tokyo 2020. BBC Sport – Athletics

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London Marathon could be hottest on record

Media playback is not supported on this device Date: Sunday, 22 April Start times (BST): Elite wheelchair (08:55), World Para-athletics Marathon World Cup (09:00), Elite Women (09:15), Elite Men & Mass start (10:00) Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, Red ...

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Why a widower ran a marathon for his wife, and their sons

Sydneysider Peter Bayliss’s ultimate goal was to run a marathon aged 50 – a feat he achieved at the Boston Marathon on Monday. What he didn’t plan for was that his jogging mate and wife, Lisa, wouldn’t be at his ...

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Full-time nurse wins £52,000 as runner-up in Boston marathon

A two-time Olympian, Desiree Linden, became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985 on Monday – but it’s the runner-up who is making headlines. Sarah Sellers ran the 26.2 mile (42km) course in a time of ...

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Farah enjoying lack of pressure in London Marathon

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says he is enjoying not having the “pressure” of being the favourite for Sunday’s London Marathon. Farah, 35, retired from the track last year in order to switch his focus to road running. He is ...

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London Marathon 2018: How Joanne was inspired to run marathons by one comment

London Marathon 2018 Date: Sunday, 22 April Start times (BST): Elite wheelchair (08:55), World Para-athletics Marathon World Cup (09:00), Elite Women (09:15), Elite Men & Mass start (10:00) Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, Red Button, 5 live sports extra, ...

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Boston Marathon: Desiree Linden becomes first American woman to win Boston Marathon since 1985

Desiree Linden became the first American to win the Boston Marathon women’s race in 33 years as amateur Yuki Kawauchi won the men’s event. Two-time Olympian Linden, 34, crossed the line in two hours, 39 minutes and 54 seconds in ...

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Commonwealth Games: Callum Hawkins discharged from hospital

Media playback is not supported on this device Scotland’s Callum Hawkins has been discharged from hospital after collapsing just over a mile from the end of the Commonwealth Games men’s marathon while leading. Hawkins, 25, spent Sunday being treated at ...

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Commonwealth Games: England win three T54 marathon medals as Australia claim titles

Media playback is not supported on this device Australia’s Kurt Fearnley won the T54 marathon at the Commonwealth Games with England’s John Smith and Simon Lawson taking silver and bronze. Fearnley, 37, powered into an early lead and won in ...

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