Chrissie Wellington WINS** London Marathon

Chief Correspondent

Plenty of life left in the ‘retired’ IRONMAN legend Chrissie Wellington

(** The F40-44 Age-Group)

Of course, she didn’t ‘win’ overall – but the retired / doing it for fun / working mum, Chrissie Wellington, has just finished the London Marathon in 2:49:01. Chrissie finished London 15 years ago in 2002 (a 3:08), which in many ways started her endurance sporting career. It looks like another trophy too, this time as category winner in the F40-44 age-group!

It also means that I personally started this year with a faster half marathon PB than Lucy Gossage and a faster marathon PB than Chrissie. Appropriately, both of those marks have been #chicked in the last two months!

Chrissie Wellington - London Marathon 2017

We’ll have more marathon stats for you soon…

Chrissie Wellington - London Marathon 2017
Emotional
Chrissie Wellington - London Marathon 2017
And it was for charity
Latest News
Lionel Sanders Arena Games 2023 graphic photo credit SLT
Lionel Sanders reveals Arena Games strategy – ‘I want to vomit’
Chris-Nikic-kona-2022-run-finish
IRONMAN announces new 2023 Global Competition Rules
DATEV Challenge Roth 2022 - Magnus Ditlev finish line
Challenge Roth 2023: Ditlev and Kienle head stacked men’s field
New Plymouth Triathlon World Cup 2016 Gwen Jorgensen, Andrea Hewitt, Kirsten Kasper
Gwen Jorgensen comeback to get under way at Taupo
Collins Cup 2022 Lionel Sanders photo credit Darren Wheeler and PTO
Lionel Sanders signs for shock Arena Games bid in Montreal