Keswick AC runner, Rob Brown, finished Sunday’s London Marathon in 2 hours, 34 minutes and 48 seconds. A very impressive time in cold and blustery conditions. The crowd was amazing this year. Other Keswick runners to finish were: Nicola Paxon (3:34:41); Anja Coulthard (3:45:31); Ella Scott (4:34:58); Nic Wiseman (4:47:38). Ellla and Nic were beneficiaries of the club’s allocation of places. Any member who wishes to apply for a club place in 2020 should apply if they are unsuccessful in the ballot. The results of which are released in October. You have until 5pm on 3 May to apply via the ballot.

The 39th London Marathon was the biggest and best yet, with a new course record for the legendary marathon man Eliud Kipchoge, more amazing finishers than ever before, and an incredible £1 billion raised for charity since the first race in 1981.

Enter the 2020 ballot now
If you were inspired by the world’s greatest marathon on Sunday, why not enter the ballot for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon? The public ballot online entry system is now open. The ballot will close at 17:00 on Friday 3 May, to give everyone who would like to enter the event a fair chance to do so. All those who enter the ballot will find out whether or not they have been successful by the end of October…

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