Yorkshire's leading sporting sons and daughters are set to launch the county's new marathon in memory of late fundraiser Jane Tomlinson CBE.
Despite having no passport and no country, a marathon runner who fled to avoid a Sudanese child labour camp will run at the Olympics.
Paralysed from the chest down, for the last 12 days Claire Lomas has been walking the London Marathon with the help of a 'Bionic Suit'.
The conclusion of Wilson Kipsang's world record run at the Berlin Marathon was hit by a disrupter who evaded security to run across the victory tape a stride ahead of the winner.
The Kenyan runner appears to have been unaffected as he clocked a record time of 2 hours, 2 mins and 23 secs.
Kenya's Wilson Kipsang has broken the marathon world record with victory in Berlin in 2 hours, 3 mins and 23 secs.
The 31-year-old's time beat his countryman Patrick Makau's previous record, which was set two years ago at the same race, by 15 seconds.
Around 8500 runners from 40 countries dressed in sci-fi costumes took part in the 29th Marathon Du Medoc race near Pauillac, France on Saturday.
The marathon runs through the famous Medoc wine region and famous castle, ahead of the annual harvest.