Audio 2018

The Silver Bullet – Swiss star Marcel Hug – made his racing debut in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon and he underlined his status as the hot favourite with a surging performance that saw him break the finish tape in a time of 1h:25m:14s, which is yet another course record for the event.

Event Director Peter Connerton is a delighted man after the two races saw course records and new milestones set for the sport of marathon running.

Switzerland’s Sandra Graf took the women’s title in the Wheelchair Marathon with a time of 1h:45m:13s. We speak to the new champion about her feelings and her thoughts on the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon race course…

Mosinet Geremew is the winner of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon setting a course record of 2:04:00. The Ethiopian talks of his feelings after winning one of the most exciting races in the event’s history…

Legendary runner Paula Radcliffe was the expert commentator for the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon – and what a race she saw both in the men and women’s event. She gives her thoughts on the day to Sam Lloyd…

The winner of the Women’s 10km, Gerda Steyn of South Africa is a regular competitor in the event and she showed her class with a time of 34m:35s. She took the title and her excitement can tell in this short interview

A father and son team from Gateshead in the North East of England flew in for a bit of sun… and a go at the Marathon and the 10km. Hear how they got on…

Hossam Yossef is a runner with a difference – the Liverpool fan will attempt to break the world record for running a marathon while dribbling a football! He’s already got the Half Marathon record under his belt but what are his chances of scoring another dribbling goal?

The “Silver Bullet” Marcel Hug is in Dubai to make his racing debut in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. The Swiss star is many people’s favourite in what is a powerful wheelchair field – we talk to Marcel about his chances on Friday

Women’s Marathon World Record Holder Paula Radcliffe is back as an expert commentator – the running legend talks about her love of the event and her thoughts on the weekend ahead

Defending champion Tamirat Tola – winner with a new course record time of 2:04:11 in 2017 – is back to run in the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. He talks to us about his chances of a Dubai Double…

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