London Marathon: Matthew Rees & David Wyeth to reunite at Great Manchester Run

Media playback is not supported on this device Two amateur runners who provided the defining image of this year’s London Marathon will be reunited at the upcoming Great Manchester Run. Matthew Rees of Wales stopped 300 metres from the end to help Englishman David Wyeth, who was struggling with exhaustion, over the line. “It’ll be…

Belfast Marathon: Laura Graham aims for first NI win in 18 years

River Rock Belfast City Marathon Date: Monday 1 May, 2017 Coverage: Radio Ulster from 07:00 BST and BBC News and Sport Online Laura Graham goes into Monday’s Belfast Marathon aiming to become the first winner from Northern Ireland in 18 years. The last NI winner was Barbara Brewer in the 1999 women’s race. As was…

Weir calls record seventh London Marathon title 'best win'

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s David Weir won a record seventh London Marathon men’s wheelchair title – and afterwards called it his “best victory ever”. The six-time Paralympic gold medallist beat reigning champion Marcel Hug of Switzerland in a sprint finish to win for the first time since 2012. The 37-year-old…

Keitany breaks Radcliffe record to win women's marathon

Media playback is not supported on this device Mary Keitany of Kenya broke Paula Radcliffe’s women’s-only world record to win the London Marathon. Keitany, 35, crossed the finish line on The Mall in two hours 17 minutes one second, the second-fastest time in history. That was 41 seconds quicker than four-time British Olympian Radcliffe ran…