Runners get ready for marathon effort in London

Are you feeling inspired watching this year's runners hit the streets of London for the London Marathon?

Sue Hirst, from Penarth, is tackling her sixth London Marathon.

Alyson Dixon, Charlotte Purdue, Louise Damen and Susan Partridge are also aiming to qualify and Pavey knows she has tough competition. Especially if picking the marathon team for the World Championships or Olympic Games is one of your deliverables. I'll very much be treating it as a trial race but I'm not complacent about it, we have a lot of good British girls running.

New Boston Marathon champion Edna Kiplagat with her husband and coach Gilbert Koech, son Carlos Kiplagat and daughter Wendy Jemutai at the Nation Centre when they paid a courtesy call to the sports desk on April 20, 2017. Starting the business, you have always dreamed of is undoubtedly a personal challenge just as a marathon is, but support is vital. "I am ashamed because we are losing top athletes like that", she said.

Former world half marathon and cross country silver medallist Bedan Karoki and Olympic 5,000 metres champion Vivian Cheruiyot will be making their marathon debuts at Sunday's London Marathon, running alongside fellow Kenyan greats including Amsterdam Marathon champion Daniel Wanjiru along with 2016 Chicago Marathon champions Abel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat, which will make for interesting viewing. It's the way things turned out really.

He said: "During my training, to improve my start/stop recovery, I have been collecting and disposing of any litter I come across, so I can help to keep my part of Wiltshire completely litter free". "I don't know about the world record, but we will run the best time".

  • Salvatore Jensen