World Marathon Challenge

The world's largest children's running event

In October 2013, relay teams from as far afield as India, Canada and Kenya competed to beat the world marathon record, while raising awareness and money for vulnerable children across the globe.

See our winners page for the results of our UK national and regional competitions, or view the full results at our Competition Centre.

For all the latest news and photos from this year's challenge, visit our Facebook page.

 

 

CAN YOUR TEAM BEAT THE WORLD RECORD HOLDERS?

 

WILSON KIPSANG - Men's world record time: 2:03:23

PAULA RADCLIFFE - Women's world record time: 2:15:25

 

MARATHON LEGENDS SHOW THEIR SUPPORT

 

PAULA RADCLIFFE

Women's world record holder since 2002

"The World Marathon Challenge is a brilliant opportunity to show children just how much fun running can be, while raising money for a hugely important cause."

 

PATRICK MAKAU

Men's world record holder 2011-2013*

"World Marathon Challenge gives children a chance to show their solidarity with children who face a daily struggle to survive. Good luck to all the children taking part in the World Marathon Challenge for Save the Children."

 

See who took part on our World Marathon Challenge global map

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Patrick Makau's marathon world record was broken on 29th September 2013 by Wilson Kipsang at the Berlin Marathon.

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