Sisters run ABP Southampton Marathon in memory of their mum

Chloe Deverill and her sister Eloise Quinn, alongside their husbands Matthew and Daniel, hope to raise awareness and money for Southampton Hospital Charity (SHC) in memory of their mum, Julie Lavington, who died from a spontaneous sub-arachnoid haemorrhage (a bleed on the brain). Here, Chloe tells us her story...

Practice what you preach

Today I (Nikki Rees, Event Director for the ABP Southampton Marathon) have bitten the bullet and decided to sign up for a half marathon!

New Year – New Challenge!

Up for a challenge in 2020? Get further information on our event day, training plans and charity partners at the ABP Southampton Marathon!

Training Periodisation

Training Conflicts Fitness is complex! It involves a complex blend of strength and endurance, both muscular and aerobic. At different levels of intensity, the muscles utilise different fuel mechanisms. You have different types of muscle fibre in each muscle; some deliver explosive power, while others can supply a moderate level of power over extended periods. As an endurance athlete racing for more than about 2 hours your body will have to get good at using fat rather than glycogen and blood sugar as its source of energy.

ABP continuing as Headline Sponsor for 4 more years!

Today we have announced that our partnership with title sponsors ABP Southampton will continue for another four years, which will secure the UK’s leading port operator as title sponsor for at the first 10 years of the Southampton Marathon, Half and 10K.


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