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'Extremely difficult' to stage London Marathon, says Foster

Jun 16, 2020 - 6:42 PM

A decision on whether this year's London Marathon – already postponed from April to October – will push through is expected soon

TOO CLOSE. The UK currently imposes a two-meter social distancing regulation. Photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP

London Marathon may now be for elite only

Apr 26, 2020 - 10:07 AM

Organizers say there are 10 scenarios being considered for the postponed race

CROWDED. Marathon organizers worldwide look to avoid large-scale gatherings. Photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP

London Marathon postponed until October 4

Mar 14, 2020 - 8:51 AM

Another major race that draws runners around the world has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic

HEALTH CRISIS. Cancelation of sporting events like the London Marathon aims to mitigate the spread of the virus. Photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP

LOOK: Anne Curtis finishes London Marathon

Apr 23, 2018 - 9:28 PM

The actress posts about her journey to the finish line

LONDON MARATHON FINISHER. Anne Curtis kisses her medal as she finishes her second major world marathon. Screenshot from

MILO champions Buenavista, Tabal ready to take on Paris Marathon

Mar 31, 2014 - 6:34 PM

Filipino runners Eduardo Buenavista and Mary Joy Tabal are looking to make their experience at the 38th Paris International Marathon one to remember

RUN TO REMEMBER. Eduardo Buenavista (L) and Mary Joy Tabal (R) will participate in the Paris International Marathon. Photos from Facebook

Heightened London Marathon security remains

Apr 20, 2013 - 9:25 PM

London s Metropolitan Police is putting 40 more officers along the route than it did last year in a bid to reassure the 36 000 runners and tens of thousands of spectators

LONDON, United Kingdom - A handler works with an explosive-detecting dog on The Mall in central London on April 20, 2013, on the eve of the London Marathon. A beefed-up police presence for the London Marathon on April 21 will remain in place despite the death and capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Scotland Yard said. London's Metropolitan Police is putting in place hundreds more officers along the route compared with last year and search dogs to reinforce security, in a bid to reassure the 36,000 runners and tens of thousands of spectators. AFP/Leon Neal

London Marathon to push through - organizers

Apr 16, 2013 - 9:55 AM

Race organizers said the London Marathon would go ahead on Sunday despite the explosions at the Boston Marathon