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Three women taking part in the London to Brighton challenge

UK Ultra Challenges 2018

With 7 challenges to choose from, you can walk, jog or run the 25km, 50km or 100km options!

Tony English at London Marathon post-race reception

Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

Join Team Red Cross to take part in one of the biggest running challenges on the planet.

British Red Cross event first aiders

British Red Cross gears up for ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon

08 Apr 2016

This weekend British Red Cross event first aid teams will be heading to Manchester to support around 12,000 runners in the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon.

Runners in the 2008 London Marathon

British Red Cross team gearing up for biggest ever Greater Manchester Marathon

04 Apr 2016

British Red Cross team gearing up for biggest ever attendance at the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon

Runners in the 2008 London Marathon

Paris Marathon FAQs

Are you thinking of taking part in this exciting marathon? Here are the answers to any questions you might have on your mind.

Louise Harrand in a Red Cross running vest

Tsunami survivor runs marathon to say thank you

19 Apr 2012

Louise Harrand is running the London Marathon to thank the Red Cross for helping her recover from a tsunami.

Runner Andy Smith

Andy's story: a race of thanks

When Andy Smith collapsed with heatstroke as he crossed the Great North Run finish line in 2007, you’d be forgiven for thinking he would never want to run another mile.

Great North Run Runners

Bandages and blisters at Great North Run

25 Sep 2009

Hundreds of Red Cross volunteers were on hand to provide first aid support to thousands of runners at the BUPA Great North Run on 20 September.

Marathon runners

Marathon effort for first aid volunteers

29 Mar 2009

Over 140 British Red Cross volunteers and staff provided first aid cover for the 15,000 runners in the Reading Half Marathon.

Woman running

Sally's story: marathon training is plain sailing

While most London Marathon competitors are pounding the dreary, grey streets near their work or homes, Sally Spiers' training regime has been looking rather ship-shape.

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