Music and motivation

Designed to keep you motivated all the way through to race day

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Keep motivated

Keep motivated through the winter while you train with our new resource Music and Motivation.

AudioFuel, the sports performance music experts, and Andy Lane, professor of sports psychology, have joined forces with the Virgin Money London Marathon to keep you upbeat.

This new website gives you a constantly refreshed choice of running music and monthly motivation tips to help keep you positive, support your training and get you in the best possible shape for the race.

Visit now to get motivation tips and a free long run sample.

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Music to run to

Get playlists provided by some of the Marathon's most well known athletes and celebrities.

Vote on your favourite running track and download AudioFuel's Long Run Programme, specifically designed to support your long run training.

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Get monthly motivation

Optimal performance requires being able to control thoughts and emotions under pressure. Whether you're an elite athlete or just trying to reach the finishline, learning the psychological skills training can make you go faster and increase your enjoyment.

Read Professor Lane's guide to running psychology and sign up for his monthly marathon tips.

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