The 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon has arguably its most star-studded elite field ever and a stellar list of famous runners will celebrate the Spirit of London on Sunday 22 April.
Among those famous faces taking part in the Virgin Money London Marathon are The Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes and comedian Joel Dommett who are both running for the 2018 Charity of the Year, Teenage Cancer Tru
Kathrine Switzer (USA), a true trailblazer for women’s sport, will compete in the Virgin Money London Marathon for the first time in 2018 – the year in which the UK has been celebrating equality for women.
Switzer was the first woman to challenge the all-male tradition of marathon running when she became the first woman to enter and officially race the Boston Marathon in 1967.
This year’s SPAR Women’s 10km Grand Prix Series is bigger and better than ever – prize money has been boosted and the winner of the Grand Prix will pocket an additional R12,000 for a total prize of R185,000. The runner up will receive R60,000 and the third placed athlete will take home R35,500.
This of course means some spectacular running ahead as SA’s top women will