This year’s London Marathon is fast approaching (23 April) and
participants are psyching up for 26.2 miles of blood, sweat,
tears and cheers.
More than 50,000 runners are expected to take part in this
year’s race, which is the biggest fundraising event in the
The oldest man running this year is 83-year-old Kenneth Jones,
who has completed every London Marathon and is a true
inspiration for all of us.
But for many this will be their first ever marathon.
So, while each newbie prepares to put their body (and mind)
through its paces, we asked seasoned marathon runners to share
their one piece of advice for first timers.
Been there, done that, got the race number.