Start building a solid training base and take the first steps towards achieving your marathon goals.
Whatever your ability and ambition, you'll find the articles below to kick-start your training and guarantee success next time you race.
Running the Virgin Money London Marathon Your Way
Here’s coach Martin Yelling's advice on how to make the most of Marathon Day.
26 top tips for running the virtual Virgin Money London Marathon
Our guide to staying happy and healthy while doing The 40th Race your way
Wet-weather running tips
If it’s raining when you head out, take a look at our top tips for staying as comfortable as possible
Before You Start Training
Before you begin your training, we recommend you pay your doctor a visit for a once over.
If you're new to running, read on to find out how you can make your training go as smoothly as possible.
Staying Safe on the Run
Check out our top tips for a safe training session.
Ten Top Motivation Tips
Follow these quick and easy tips to keep your running on track
Marathon Pacing Advice
Set yourself up for a strong performance with coach Martin Yelling's Race Day pacing tips
Read on for our tips to aiding your recovery.
Your Four Week Marathon Countdown
Ensure you make it to the Start Line in tip-top shape both physically and mentally
The London Marathon Guide to Running in Fancy Dress
Three runners tell you everything you need to know about taking on 26.2 miles in costume
Top Tips For Going The Distance
We've got 26 top tips to help you make it to the Finish Line
How to Handle Race Day
What to expect on race morning, at the start, during the race, and how to run and win your own race
How to Tackle the Taper
Follow our advice and master your taper ahead of Race Day
Tackling the Dips
What to do when a little pain becomes a bigger injury and how to respond
Owning the Long Run
It's time to stop kidding yourself and embrace the long run
Setting your Marathon Goals
What is your marathon goal and how do you work it out?
How to run your perfect race
Understanding what to expect on Race Day is an important step to Finish Line glory
The Final Countdown, preparing for the big day and how
A few Race Day thoughts to help you on your way