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SportsAid fundraiser Julie Collins-Powell goes from being a non runner to marathon runner in three years

SportsAid fundraiser Julie Collins-Powell goes from being a non runner to marathon runner in three years

Blog posts   •   Feb 16, 2015 11:25 GMT

Three years ago Julie Collins-Powell was six stone overweight and needing a change. This is her story of how she started running to get in shape and is now training for this year's London Marathon team with SportsAid.

SportsAid's Danny Crates talks about his final preparations training for this year's London Marathon

SportsAid's Danny Crates talks about his final preparations training for this year's London Marathon

Blog posts   •   Apr 09, 2014 09:52 BST

After several years of unsuccessful attempts at running the London Marathon in a decent time, or finishing it at all, Paralympic athlete Danny Crates hopes that this year will be different and talks about his last preparation run.

SportsAid fundraiser John Smit talks about his journey training for the 2014 London Marathon

SportsAid fundraiser John Smit talks about his journey training for the 2014 London Marathon

Blog posts   •   Mar 19, 2014 11:25 GMT

One of SportsAid's 2014 marathon runners John Smit talks about his journey training for his first London Marathon and his 'I will' pledge to raise money to support young British athletes who aspire to be the next big thing.

SportsAid alumnus Danny Crates shares some final words of wisdom in his latest marathon blog

SportsAid alumnus Danny Crates shares some final words of wisdom in his latest marathon blog

Blog posts   •   Mar 19, 2014 10:01 GMT

The captain of our London Marathon team is Paralympic champion Danny Crates who is taking the event on for the third time this year to raise money for the charity. His latest blog gives some wise words of advice to his fellow 26.2-milers.