Marathons

Train for a Marathon in Three Days Flat - The 10 Dos and Don'ts

Bill Coles | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport
Bill Coles

There are a few things that you can do before the marathon that might help... Running is not one of these things. Should have done it months ago - but you didn't, and now you've only got three days left to train for the thing. Did I mention that you're clinically insane?

Boston Marathon Bombing: Is 'Running Man' A Suspect?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK

FBI agents are reportedly scrutinising images of a man running from the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings. The shots, taken by amateur photogr...

London Marathon Runners Urged To Run 'Hand Over Hearts'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

London marathon runners are being urged to race on Sunday 'for Boston' and cross the finish line with their hands on their hearts in memory of those k...

From Man On The Roof To 'Suspicious Facebook Pages'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Boston Marathon Bombing: Is 'Running Man' A Suspect? Conspiracy theorists have gone into overdrive to try to explain the Boston Marathon bo...

Prince Harry To Attend London Marathon

PA | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

Prince Harry will attend the London Marathon this weekend despite the bombings at the Boston Marathon. Security for the major sporting event in the...

Pakistani Taliban: 'We Will Kill Americans But We Are Not Involved In Boston'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

The Pakistani Taliban has denied any involvement in the Boston marathon bombings saying: "Wherever we find Americans we will kill them, but we don't h...

Fake Charity And Twitter Accounts Capitalising On Boston Tragedy

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

A number of fake charity Twitter accounts and Facebook pages have been set up in the wake of the Boston marathon bombings in an attempt to capitalise ...

Security For London Marathon And Thatcher's Funeral 'Under Review'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

Security for the London Marathon and Baroness Thatcher's funeral will be under scrutiny in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombs that have killed...

Boston Marathon Bombs 'Likely To Be Al Qaeda Or Right Wing Extremist Group'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

A terrorism expert has said he thinks the bombs at the Boston Marathon are the work of "either an Al Qaeda-affiliated group or a right-wing extremist ...

WATCH: Two Explosions Rock Boston Marathon

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs and Ned Simons | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon that killed three people and left as many as 140 injured are being probed by the FBI in a "po...

Why Do We Run?

Andy Brown | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Brown

If an alien had asked me why all these people had chosen to get up early on a Sunday morning and run 13.1 miles for fun, I would have appreciated their confusion. So why did over 30,000 of us - many paying for the pleasure - turn up at the same time to run in what was effectively a big circle?

Fuelling a Sub Two Hour Marathon

Aidan Goggins | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Endurance sports have exploded in popularity in recent years, and with the New Year once again upon us, we can look forward to further growth as a new contingent of enthusiasts aim to bypass the fads and make firm resolutions; to pound the pavements.

Off to Brazil for the UVU Jungle Marathon

Shirley Thompson | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Sport
Shirley Thompson

Well I am off to Brazil in a few days to prepare the trail for this year's UVU Jungle Marathon. Always a hugely exhausting few weeks as the Brazilians in the Amazon region do tend to have the "never-do-today-what-you-can-put-off-until-next-week" syndrome. It's hard to motivate them and often frustrating.

Eddie Izzard To Run 27 Marathons In Honour Of Nelson Mandela

WENN | Posted 11.05.2012 | Home

British actor Eddie Izzard will pay tribute to Nelson Mandela by running 27 charity marathons in 27 consecutive days to represent each year the former...

35,000 Prepare For A Long, Long Sunday

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Sport

After months of gruelling training runs, 35,000 runners are counting down the hours to reaching the start line at Sunday's Virgin London Marathon. ...