For the majority of those running this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon it will be a once in a lifetime experience. Not for Steve Edwards, from Gloucestershire, who will complete his 23rd London Marathon, number 820 in his quest to set a new world record for running 1,000 official marathons in the fastest average finish time, sub 3hr 30.
With record entries, some of the best elite fields ever assembled and Her Majesty The Queen due to start the mass event from Windsor Castle, Sunday’s 2018 London Marathon promises to be the best edition ever.
Event organizers have vowed to make the 2018 edition the best ever as it prepares to welcome “athletics royalty” to its elite races and real Royalty to its unique start
He had no running shoes, no running kit and no running experience, just a love for the sport of running that drove him to run loops in the area where he works as a gardener. Then something incredible happened. A few good-hearted Samaritans, who recognised his incredible talent, helped him on his way. The rest reads like a fairy-tale. Bright Mikolongwe recently won one of Gauteng North’s biggest half maratho