11 Apr UEFA Intertoto Cup to the Commonwealth Games Marathon – Welsh Mountain runner Andrew Davies talks to Eightlane

At the Manchester Marathon last weekend, Maldwyn Harriers' Andrew Davies dipped inside the Welsh "A" standard for this summer's Commonwealth Games by thirteen seconds after finishing second to Andi Jones in 2:17:47. The thirty-four year old has enjoyed a steady rise up the UK long-distance rankings...

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10 Apr “They have the ability and they’re doing the work but I’m not sure the ethic is quite right”: British record-holder Steve Jones on British marathon running

Photograph from Nicola Bamford's Twitter British marathon record holder Steve Jones believes overthinking the marathon instead of going out and racing the distance is one of the reasons why British men have struggled to break 2:10 in recent years. The Welshman, whose 2:07:13 British record from the...

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10 Apr GB double-act Thompson & Overall talk training & 2:10-pace ahead of Sunday’s London Marathon

Photograph on London Marathon’s Twitter Training partners Chris Thompson and Scott Overall laughed and joked about their budding friendship ahead of the London Marathon this weekend as both look to lay down firm marathon markers despite coming at the race from opposite ends of the spectrum. For...

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10 Apr Smiling Dibaba in secretive mood ahead of marathon debut in London on Sunday

Photograph on London Marathon's Twitter Five-time Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba wasn’t giving any secrets away ahead of her London Marathon debut at the elite women’s press conference earlier today. Alongside her Ethiopian compatriot and the Olympic marathon champion, Tiki Gelana, Dibaba smiled her way through the questions...

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09 Apr London Marathon Elite Start Lists

Elite Mens Start List 1 Tsegaye Kebede ETH 2:04:38 KEBEDE 2 Wilson Kipsang KEN 2:03:23 KIPSANG 3 Emmanuel Mutai KEN 2:03:52 E. MUTAI 4 Geoffrey Mutai KEN 2:04:15 G. MUTAI 5 Ayele Abshero ETH 2:04:23 ABSHERO 6 Tsegaye Mekonnen ETH 2:04:32 MEKONNEN 7 Feyisa Lilesa ETH 2:04:52 LILESA 8 Stanley Biwott KEN 2:05:12...

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