Carried out by clubs rather than individuals, so just get in touch with your universities’ running team to find out more
You will receive a token as you cross the finishing line which must be handed in to the finishing desk to have your result recorded. Once these are verified they will be posted at www.london-athletics.com
along with a full race report.
What should I run in:
You need to wear your university team vest, but there are no other restrictions.
Early on Saturday morning (6th May), Nike made their bid to make history with a sub-2 hour marathon. Three runners, Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese, started together on the Monza’s Formula One race course in Italy. Only Kipchoge came close in the end, crossing the line in 2:00:25. That time takes 2:30 minutes off the previous record, held by Dennis Kimetto. This was an impressive 2:02:57, set in competition at the 2014 Berlin marathon. Technically though, Kipchoge’s incredible run won’t count as a world record because it was […]
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Fancy trying something new for 2017? We’re looking for new additions to the LUCA media team, so this could be your time to shine! For a minimum of 2 articles per term, you can have the grand pleasure of adding some media experience to your CV and imparting your knowledge on running-related topics to the masses. Articles can be on any topic (running-related!) and you’re free to come up with your own titles or be guided by team suggestions. We can also provide training in using wordpress and you’ll […]