Hugh Brasher

4 results

Conor in St James’ Park, near Buckingham Palace, where this year’s London Marathon takes place on October 4th with elite runners only.
My cancer scare, the marathon and me
  • Fitness
  • September 28, 2020, 06:01

I’d never really given much thought as to how I’d feel if my cancer returned. It simply hadn’t been on my radar. In March, 2017, surgeons in the Roya(...)

Mo Farah will run this year’s London Marathon as a pacemaker, as he tries to help British athletes hoping to run the 2hr 11min 30sec Olympic qualifying time. File photograph: Getty Images

The London Marathon is to cut its prize fund for next month’s race by nearly half because of the financial hit from the Covid-19 pandemic. Last year (...)

Last year’s race saw a record number of 22,500 runners. Photo: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Race on, off or otherwise, the 2020 Dublin Marathon will this week be reviewing its starting orders. It may be time, race director Jim Aughney has adm(...)

Runners cross Tower Bridge during the London Marathon. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA

London Marathon organisers are investigating claims about the absence of water stations, and slower runners being ordered on to pavements for failing (...)