UK Marathon Home

Welcome to – a website for UK marathon runners.

Marathons has information about races, marathon preparations and encourages runners of all abilities to make their own suggestions to help the marathon running get the most of of this great sport.

Marathon training tips

Loads of marathon training tips to help your prepare for your next long-distance race, whether it’s your 1st or your 101st race.
Marathon training programs

Marathon library

Info about marathon running and links to some of the best distance running resources on the internet.

UK marathon calendar

If you are thinking of running a marathon this year see our UK Marathon and Half Marathon Calendar.
Marathon running in the UK

Add your marathon tips

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Marathon running resources

Having doubts about whether you can complete your marathon preparations?

Here are some ideas to help you keep up your motivation all the way through your marathon training programme.

Running your first marathon?

Find out how much time you need to train for your first marathon and run through our realistic marathon training checklist to see how to fit marathon training into your life.

Need a little motivation?

Get inspired by the running words of wisdom from some of the greats of the sport.

Desperate to catch up lost training time?

Using the ten percent marathon training rule to protect yourself from over training.

Don’t know your Tempo from your Tapering?

Like any sport marathon running has its own jargon. Get to grips with it with our Marathon terms glossary.

More marathon information

We are trying to build into a really useful source of information for the keen distance runner.

If you have any suggestions for what we should add to the site, or would like to contribute an article, please get in touch.

The more the merrier.

About is dedicated to marathon and half marathon running in the UK. The site contains a comprehensive UK Marathon Calendar and resources to help marathon runners prepare for their next big race.