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19 April 2018 by Patrick Atkin

5 times the London Marathon Charitable Trust have supported grassroots sport in London

Using the profits from London Marathon Events to provide new and more opportunities to Londoners and beyond The London Marathon Charitable Trust primarily provides capital funding for building or facilities projects that inspire increased participation in physical activity, sport and play. Since forming in 1981, the Trust has awarded in excess of £86 million to

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19 April 2018 by Patrick Atkin

The Picture of Running in London

With the London Marathon taking place this weekend, it’s hard not to be inspired when hearing some of the training endeavours of the 40,000+ participants taking part this year. They’ve braved the winter months, pounding the pavements in their fluorescent layers in the mornings before work, in their lunch hours, evenings and weekends and it’s

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18 April 2018 by Cameron Stuart

London Sport are marathon ready!

The London Marathon is upon us. Sunday 22 April will bring 26.2 miles of equal parts grit and beauty, strength and finesse, endurance and grace   The Virgin Money London Marathon, has been run annually since 1981 in the capital, with the course running largely parallel to the River Thames and finishes alongside St. James’

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17 April 2018 by Patrick Atkin

Can companies do more to support physical activity and mental health?

New research by our partners Westfield Health suggests that more than 80% of working adults in the UK believe companies could do more to support the physical and mental wellbeing of employers With workplace-related stress, illnesses and mental health issues becoming a bigger concern than ever, is it time for employers to be taking the

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12 April 2018 by Rhian Horlock

Sports Tech in the Spotlight at Hackney “Embracing the Future” event

On 5 April, London Sport co-hosted ‘Embracing the Future’, a sports tech event in partnership with the London Borough of Hackney at Plexal Innovation Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park The event brought together key community organisations from Hackney and tech companies focused on increasing physical activity and sport with potential solutions for challenges being faced

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