Running Resources

Below are some links which are helpful in the quest for Grit, let us know of any we could add:


Red Earth Deli



General Running Help

A Runner’s Guide To Core Strength – Jane Wake


Virgin London Marathon – Click to find out all about the marathon including the ballot, charity placesoverseas entries, good-for-age entries and athletic club entries

Abingdon Marathon
The Bath Beat
Brathay Windermere Marathon
Brighton Marathon
Bungay Black Dog Marathon
Edinburgh Marathon
Farnham Pilgrim
Hull Marathon
Liverpool Marathon
Loch Ness Marathon
Mablethorpe Marathon
Greater Manchester Marathon
Richmond Park Marathon
Snowdonia Marathon
Wales Marathon

Most of the full marathons listed above will also host half-marathons – often on the same course – but these are two great bespoke 13-milers.
The Great North Run
Run to the Beat

Marathons in Ireland
Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon
Connemara Marathon
Cork City Marathon
Dingle Marathon
Dublin Marathon
Great Limerick Run

Marathons in Australia and New Zealand
Adelaide Marathon
Auckland Marathon, NZ
Gold Coast Marathon
Melbourne Marathon
Perth Marathon
Sydney Marathon
Wellington Marathon, NZ


The Finish Line
Kelly Holmes – Athens Olympics 2004
Kerri Strug – Atlanta Olympic 1996
Kerryn McCann – Commonwealth Games, Melbourne 2006
John Treacy – Los Angeles Olympics 1984
Derek Redmond – Barcelona Olympics 1992
Sonia O’Sullivan – Sydney Olympics 2000
Haile Gebrselassie – Sydney Olympics 2000
Chariots of Fire – ready to weep?
Eye of the Tiger – plug in headphones, now.

Light Relief

Marathon Thoughts

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