Videos 2018

After two new course records in both the men and women’s events in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, Race Director Peter Connerton reflects on the quality of the field and the results of the world’s richest marathon.

Women’s Marathon World Record Holder and broadcaster Paula Radcliffe sums up the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon after Ethiopians Mosinet Geremew and Roza Dereje won in new course record times.

Ethiopia’s Mosinet Geremew tells us what it means to win the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon in 2018 – Mosinet stormed home in a new course record time of 2:04:00 in what of the most thrilling finishes in marathon history

Legendary Paralympian gold medalist Marcel Hug talks just seconds after crossing the finish line to win the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. The Swiss star won the wheelchair category in race that featured the best line-up of wheelchair athletes ever seen at the event.

They flew in all the way from the UK for the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon – and Geordie father and son Anthony and Luke Harland from Gateshead both completed their races in the winter sunshine. We catch up with them at the finish line…

The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon is over for another year – our news team catch up with some of the near 30,000 runners who help make this the biggest mass participation sporting event in the Middle East.

IAAF Starter Alan Bell has started races at the Olympics and IAAF World Championships but he had never started races at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon – until now. After getting the runners smoothly away for the 2018 event, Alan sat down to tell us about life as an athletics official.

Spain’s Rafa Botello won a hard-fought wheelchair race in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon last year – this year the popular Spaniard is back aiming to successfully defend his crown against the most powerful line-up of wheelchair athletes ever seen on the streets of Dubai. It promises to be a cracker…

Al Jalila Foundation continues to promote medical education and research by investing in the UAE’s medical treatment capabilities; it provides scholarships to nurture a home-grown generation of medical professionals and supports ground-breaking research that addresses health challenges prevalent in the region. The Foundation will be well represented in the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon – here are some of their stories…

Nick Watson and the Team Angel Wolf guys and girls will be one of the popular stories around the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon – we caught up with Nick and Rio Watson as Nick tells us more about their amazing adventures.

Ethiopian rising star Tamirat Tola won the 2017 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon with a new course record before following it up with a silver medal at the IAAF World Championships in London last summer. This year, Tola is back in Dubai to defend his crown and is aiming to break the 2:04 mark at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Friday (January 26).

The UAE and visiting international media turn out for the press launch of the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon – we catch up with the athletes and organisers as they prepare for the big day on Friday (January 26).

Running legend Paula Radcliffe is back for a second time in three years, ready to give her expert opinions on the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. We catch up with the World Record Holder as she looks ahead to the world’s richest marathon… despite a pesky fly!

Runners of all nationalities – over 150 and counting – will hit the streets of the city when the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon gets underway on January 26. We caught up with a selection of runners during run number collection at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

Blogger and social influencer Omar Al Busaidy is a UAE national who is keen to make a difference – here he tells us exactly why he has signed up for the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, the biggest mass participation sporting event in the Middle East.

Former footballer Hosam Yossef has already set the world record for running a half-marathon while dribbling a football. This weekend the Liverpool fan will attempt to go one step further with a new world record for dribbling in a Marathon – he tells us why he wants to be top of the league in the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon.

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