The public ballot entry system for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon opens to all applicants today (Monday 30 April) and closes at 17.00 BST on Friday 4 May. The ballot will be open for five days to give everyone who would like to enter the event a fair chance to do so.
A world record total of 386,050 people applied in the 2018 ballot and high demand is again anticipated for the 2019 race
When 2016 Comrades champion Charné Bosman recently crossed the finish line of the Loskop 50km as the overall women’s winner, it was an impressive victory. But what few people know is that in doing so she also clocked the fastest 50km time ever by a South African Veteran.
Her speedy time of 3:21:50 is a clear example that at the age of 42 there is no stopping this Nedbank Running
Eliud Kipchoge described his third Virgin Money London Marathon victory on Sunday as the greatest achievement of his glittering career as he looked back on a day when he was crowned king of the roads and sealed a third Abbott World Marathon Majors title.
Kipchoge’s majestic performance at the head of one of the greatest elite fields in men’s marathon history was his ninth consecut