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Opinion: The London Marathon must reverse 2024 price increase, or it risks pricing people out of the sport

The London Marathon announced their entry prices for 2024 last month, but despite the event’s success, they have made a significant mistake. Running has always been seen as a relatively affordable sport – you’d only usually expect to have to buy a pair of trainers and you’d be set on your way, that’s not always […]


Brockworth runner Olivia Wiles on training during lockdown, the London Marathon and England Athletics’ announcement

Covid-19 has caused a host of problems for sports all over the country, especially those who are part of running clubs and group organisations who have been forced to adhere to social distancing rules. One such person is Brockworth running club’s Olivia Wiles. She has experience running for various clubs and organisations around Gloucestershire but […]

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Gloucestershire marathon hero: ‘Not until eight weeks ago had I planned to run the marathon’

For the first time in 39 years, the London Marathon moved away from the capital where hundreds of thousands would annually pass Tower Bridge with sweaty sneakers and fancy dress costumes. London’s iconic, sky-scraper gleaming skyline was afforded to only the most elite of runners hailing from Mexico to Ethiopia, but for the many amateur […]