Run for Born Free!

Would you like to challenge yourself by running the Virgin London Marathon for Born Free in 2020?

Whether you have already secured a place through the public ballot and are looking for the right charity to support, or you would like to apply for one of our allocation of charity places, we’d love to hear from you.

We can offer support and tips to help you fundraise and will provide you with a very fetching Born Free running vest!

So put your best foot forward and contact our Fundraising and Events Manager Joanne Bartholomew today.

Telephone: 01403 240170

Tips for marathon runners

Keith MacIntosh, UKA Licensed Athletics Coach has put together a series of top tips for those training for a marathon.

Keith says: “These are not detailed training plans. The priority is more about settling in slowly, starting to build good habits, and thinking about how you’ll get through the process in a way that is right for you. If anyone has a specific question they’re keen to get answered, please drop me an email at: and I’ll come back with some thoughts.”

Click on the buttons below to read more.

Step 1 - Preparing to train   Step 2 - Plans and planning   Step 3 - Strength and mobility   Step 4 - Training sessions



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