A world record 457,861 people have entered the ballot for a place in the 40th London Marathon next year.
An Aberdeen police officer has expressed his delight on completing his first marathon – and has already signed up to do another.
An NHS nurse who was told her marathon world record attempt would only count if she completed the race wearing a skirt has seen the decision overturned after it sparked outrage online.
A London marathon runner managed to finish the race despite a dog chewing holes in his trainers shortly before the start.
Dame Barbara Windsor is becoming more scared as the effects of her Alzheimer’s get worse, her husband has said.
A total of 38 new Guinness World Record titles were achieved at this year’s London Marathon out of 78 runners who attempted to enter the record books.
A record number of runners finished the 39th London Marathon as organisers celebrated the most “extraordinary” race in the event’s history.
A man dressed as the Big Ben tower found his London Marathon time extended by a few seconds as his costume was too tall to fit under the finishing arch.
Money raised by London Marathon runners since its conception broke the £1 billion mark on Sunday as tens of thousands of people took part in the 39th event.
The Lord Mayor of Sheffield said he was “doing fine” as he munched an ice cream while running the London Marathon.
Sir Mo Farah insisted his public fall-out with Haile Gebrselassie did not affect him despite finishing only fifth in the Virgin Money London Marathon.
Thousands of runners took part in the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday. Eliud Kipchoge won the men’s race and Brigid Kosgei triumphed in the women’s, while there were plenty of famous faces and fancy dress costumes on the course. Here, Press Association Sport looks at some of the people involved in the race.
Sir Mo Farah ended a week in which he was savaged by one distance running great by being blown away by another.
Sir Mo Farah will begin his bid to win a first London Marathon on Sunday morning.
Tens of thousands of seaweed capsules filled with energy drink will be handed out to competitors at the London Marathon as part of efforts to reduce the vast amount of plastic used at the event.
Fuelled by chocolate and sweets, two brothers have walked the London Marathon route the day before the race to raise money for the homeless.
Robbie Simpson hopes to secure a place on the Great Britain team for this year’s IAAF world championships in Doha by producing a top-level performance in tomorrow’s Virgin Money London marathon.
World record holder Eliud Kipchoge is ready to win his battle with Sir Mo Farah by running the fastest-ever London Marathon, according to his coach Patrick Sang.
Sir Mo Farah is eyeing a first victory in the London Marathon on Sunday after a build-up dominated by his row with Haile Gebrselassie.
One of the thousands of runners taking part in the London Marathon on Sunday will be no stranger to the 26.2-mile distance.
Some fitness trackers are so unreliable they have been found to miscalculate the distance of a marathon by nearly 11 miles, new research claims.
A policeman who gave lifesaving first aid to victims of the London Bridge terror attack will join thousands of runners fundraising at the London Marathon on Sunday.
A London Marathon runner who is attempting a world record dressed as Britain’s most famous clock is hoping Sunday will not be too windy after he was blown off course during a previous run.
Sir Mo Farah says that turning his attention to running marathons has helped get his mojo back.
Sir Mo Farah will again challenge reigning marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge in Sunday’s London marathon.
The war of words between Sir Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie showed no signs of slowing down on Thursday as further allegations were traded.
The war of words between Sir Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie continued on Thursday as the Briton’s coach accused the Ethiopian great of lying.
Haile Gebrselassie has escalated his extraordinary war of words with Sir Mo Farah by claiming Farah “punched and kicked” a husband and wife during a stay in his Ethiopian hotel.
An Aberdeen police officer will be putting his best foot forward this weekend when he takes on a marathon – inspired by his brave son.