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Staying Healthy

Staying healthy

Virgin Money London Marathon guide to staying healthy

Don’t let a little niggle turn into a big problem before Marathon Day – read our staying healthy articles below for expert advice on avoiding common training pitfalls and preventing injuries from spoiling your Virgin Money London Marathon experience.

Together we’ll get you to the Start Line feeling happy, healthy and ready for action!

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Virgin Money London Marathon Training Plans

Got a place in the ballot (hooray!) but now don’t know where to start? Our 16-week Beginner’s Training Plan will guide you right through to the Start Line.

If you’ve run a marathon before and are hoping to better your performance this time, the Improver’s Training Plan is a good choice. 

Finally, our Advanced Training Plan is for really experienced runners who want to push themselves – remember even if you’ve have conquered 26.2 miles several times before, there’s always something new to learn!

More training information

    • Training Plans

      Our 16-week Training Plans will guide you right through to the Start Line

    • Nutrition and hydration

      Our Nutrition and hydration section is packed with articles about boosting your performance

    • Gear Guides

      From footwear to hats and everything in between – all you need to know about essential running kit

    • Training Plans

      Our 16-week Training Plans will guide you right through to the Start Line

    • Nutrition and hydration

      Our Nutrition and hydration section is packed with articles about boosting your performance

    • Gear Guides

      From footwear to hats and everything in between – all you need to know about essential running kit

    • Training Plans

      Our 16-week Training Plans will guide you right through to the Start Line

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