In a little over a month thousands of people will run the 26 miles of the London Marathon. Some will be professional runners, some will run in costume and one man from Kent, who turns 50 this year, will be taking part in the race for the 14th time.
Sarah Saunders went to meet the marathon man, Ray Johnson from Folkestone.
Almost 200 runners lined up to take part in the Isle of Wight marathon. The road race is one of the toughest of its kind because of the hilly terrain. The course took runners around the west of the island for the first time in the race's history.
Paul Martelletti is celebrating a double win after cruising to victory in the Brighton Half Marathon today. The Victoria Park Harrier won the Brighton 10K last year. He won' the men's race in the Half Marathon in a time of 67 minutes and 29 seconds.
Worthing and District Harrier Emma Taylor-Gooby spoke to Meridian reporter Andrea Thomas of her pleasure in beating most of the men to finish the Brighton Half Marathon. She was doubly pleased with her record-breaking time of 78 minutes and six seconds - two minutes quicker than the course record.
Worthing and District Harrier Emma Taylor-Gooby completed a record-breaking win at the Brighton Half Marathon. Her 78 minute six second run was more than two minutes quicker than the previous course record set by Brighton and Hove City's Fiona Powell in 2011.
Paul Martelletti, of Victoria Park Harriers, won the men's race in 6 7minutes, 29 seconds.