Preparing for a spring marathon? Join one of our three Runner’s World x Vifit Sport #missionmarathon teams to get personal coaching, guidance from a sports nutrition pro and support from our three #missionmarathon squads.
We’ve recruited Olympic marathon runner Jane Vongvorachoti to create three comprehensive training schedules for our three #missionmarathon teams: #finishliners (goal: get to the end), #breaking4 (goal: sub-4hr) or #speeddemons (goal: sub-3hr). Choose your team and join us for #missionmarathon. Training schedules coming soon!
Meet your trainer
Jane Vongvorachoti is an Olympian, elite runner, soccer player, teacher, running coach and personal trainer with a personal best marathon time of 2:40:40.
After playing for the Thailand Women's National Football Team for a period of seven years, she discovered the world of long distance running. Since her first road race in 2010, Jane has set 11 Thailand national records in distances ranging from 3km to the marathon, and represented Thailand in the marathon at the Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
When not competing, Jane's passion is to help others better their lives and achieve their fitness goals.
Meet your nutritionist
Jennie Carter is a performance nutritionist who has worked with a number of professional sports teams. Jennie is currently working with professional football clubs (West Bromwich Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers) and within professional cricket (Warwickshire County).
Jennie is registered on the High Performance Sport & Exercise Nutrition Register. Her role is to work with sports professionals to optimise nutrition and maximise performance, so every individual can reach their potential.
Choose your team
Goal: Get to the end
Your RW Ambassador: Ben Hobson
Your Squad Captain: Amy Hopkinson
Goal: Sub 4 hours
Your RW Ambassador: Joe Mackie
Your Squad Captain: Becs Gentry
Goal: Sub 3 hours
Your RW Ambassador: Andy Dixon
Your Squad Captain: Ben Green
Join us for #missionmarathon!
Terms and Conditions
Competition closes at midnight on 10th November 2017. Open to UK residents, aged 18+, who post using the hashtags #MissionMarathon and #finishliners (goal: get to the end), or #breaking4 (goal: sub-4hr) or #speeddemons (goal: sub-3hr) on Instagram or Twitter.
The Runner’s World team will select 20 entries across the three categories, who will be invited to attend a Selection Day event in London on Friday 17 November 2017.
From the Selection Day attendees, Runner’s World will select 3 winners (one for each category #finishliners (goal: get to the end), or #breaking4 (goal: sub-4hr) or #speeddemons (goal: sub-3hr) (“the Categories”). The prize for each winner consists of:
(a) one entry into the Category team in a spring marathon of Runner's World's choosing;
(b) you will be assigned a coach to train you at the Training Days (defined below) and to support your training during the lead up to the Marathon; and
(c) In addition to the Training Days, Runner’s World and the Coaches will use reasonable endeavours to provide training support by email, by telephone and through website forums.
The selected winner must accept the prize within 14 days of notification. The prize is not transferable. If the winner does not accept Runner’s World will pick another winner for that Category from those who attended the Selection Day.
If the winner accepts the prize they agree to the following terms:
The winner shall attend two training days (“Training Days”) in London to prepare for the marathon on such dates as advised by Runner’s World.
The winner shall run a marathon unless prevented from doing so through injury.
Hearst UK has the right to film, record, tape and photograph you during and in connection to the Marathon.
You hereby assign Hearst all present and future intellectual property rights and related rights (including and without limitation, copyright and performer’s property rights and all like rights) in and to your photographs, your appearance in films, recordings, videotapes, photographs and/or any other materials created by or on behalf of Hearst UK.