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Did you take part in this years event? Have you been inspired and are ready and waiting to enter in 2018? We love to hear your stories and reasons for running. If you’d like to share your own story please email us and we will endeavour to share it on our Facebook page.

 

 

 

Leicester Marathon 2016 – are you up for the challenge?

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Inspired by watching the runners taking part in the 2015 1/2 and full marathon? Did you take part this year but want to achieve a better time next year? Whatever the reason, we’d love you to take part in the 2016 Leicester Marathon. We want to make it the biggest and best Marathon that Leicester has ever seen. The 2016 Leicester Marathon will take place on Sunday 23rd of October. So this year we’ve made it so that the earlier you commit, the cheaper it is. If you enter before 31st December 2015 you only pay £25 – as...

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Running numbers

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With just over a week to go till the big day, please note that from Monday, race numbers and entry packs will be posted out to all runners. However if you have entered the race today (Friday 16th October) onwards, you will need to collect your number prior to the race on Sunday morning from the race area of Victoria Park close to the start line.

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Entries for the 2015 Leicester Marathon are open

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At last – entries are now open for the 2015 Leicester Marathon & Half Marathon.  This year it is on Sunday 25th of October. Remember last year’s event was a complete sell out so please get your entry in early to avoid disappointment.

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Results in for Sunday’s race

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The results / times are all in for Sunday’s races. You can search yours by following the link below to the official results page. Full results here  

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Weather for the race

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The forecast for Sunday looks like a good one for distance running. It will be overcast with light cloud and no rain is predicted. Temperatures range from 11 degrees at the start and rising to a high of 14 degrees by 1pm. There be an easterly breeze. Good luck everybody and whether you are running of cheering on the runners have a great day.

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The Cummins Relay Challenge for LOROS

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The Cummins Relay Challenge for LOROS

It’s back again! Bigger and Better The Cummins Relay Challenge for LOROS When? Sunday 26th October 2014 Where? Victoria Park, Leicester All you need to do is get three mates who are up for getting fit, having some fun and raising a bit of money! We will organise everything else, food, drinks, cloakroom, team photos, t-shirts, transport between start and finish points, even a massage! And if that wasn’t enough there are trophies too! This year there will be trophies for an all men’s team, an all women’s team and a mixed team. Entry fee is £100...

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LOROS challenges Leicestershire runners

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LOROS, The Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice are encouraging runners to sign up to run in aid of charity for this years’ 8th annual Leicester Marathon in the City With the race not taking place till October, people have plenty of time to train up for perhaps their first half or full marathon. The race itself takes place on Sunday 26th October, starting from Victoria Park.  There is still plenty of time for existing or potential runners to train in time for the big day. “We’d love to have entries from people who have always wanted to take...

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Pictures for past Leicester Marathons

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Pictures for past Leicester Marathons

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Leicester Marathon 2013 press release

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LOROS challenges Leicestershire runners to take to the streets of Leicester for this Octobers’ Leicester Marathon LOROS, The Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice are encouraging runners to sign up to run in aid of charity for this years’ 7th annual Leicester Marathon in the City The race is now less than 3 months away and will take place on Sunday 13th October, starting from Victoria Park at 9.15am.  There is still time for existing runners to train in time for the big day. “We’d love to have entries from people who are already running 2 or 3...

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Leicester Marathon 2012 press release

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London Marathon’s ‘bionic woman’ Claire Lomas to open Leicester Marathon Leicestershire’s Claire Lomas who famously completed the London Marathon in 16 days using her ReWalk suit will officially start the Leicester Marathon next month (October). The marathon, which will take place on Sunday 14th October, raises funds for local charities, LOROS and the Matt Hampson Foundation. Claire, who was paralysed from the chest down after a horse riding accident in 2007, is an ambassador for the charity Spinal Research. She completed this summer’s London...

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