Calling all runners taking part in the Virgin Money London Marathon.

Posted on: 11 Apr 2018

We’re pleased to announced that we’ll be joined by’s own running expert Louise Damen who will be hosting a Facebook live Q&A on last-minute marathon tips on Monday 16th April at 6.30pm.

Louise Damen Facebook Live Monday 16 April 6.30pm

The live 1-hour Q&A session will aim to cover a lot of those questions that might just be concerning you as Virgin Money London Marathon race day fast approaches. Topics that will be covered in the session include tips on some of the following:

  1. How much running should be done in this last week

  2. What to do the night before

  3. Nutrition and hydration on the day

  4. Race day mental strategies

  5. What to do if you hit the wall

  6. Recovery after the race

If you’ve got any other specific questions you’d like to ask Louise, then don’t be shy. Ask away in the comments underneath this blog post, post them on our Facebook page or make sure that you’re viewing on Facebook when Louise does her bit between 6.30pm - 7.30pm.

For those wanting to know a little more about our expert before Monday’s session then check out Louise’s bio where you’ll also see links to all the great articles that Louise has written for Also, here is a link to our marathon section to help you find some info if you really can’t wait until Monday’s session.

The live session will take place between 6.30pm and 7.30pm on Monday 16th April. We will also be adding the video to the site and our YouTube channel for the benefit of those of who aren’t able to catch it live at the time, so keep a watch out for that. Good luck to all of you running on the 22nd!

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