London Marathon

Pink Lady® is the official apple of the London Marathon - and has been for many years. And we’re proud to provide every person who crosses the infamous finish line a Pink Lady® - the perfect, snackisfying pick me up!

Planning on watching this years race on 24th April 2016? Keep your eyes peeled for our four fantastic runners, all taking on the challenge in support of the Stroke Association. They’ll be easy to spot as they complete the 26.2 miles dressed as their favourite snacks - Pink Lady® apples.

Simon Thompson

Stroke Association is a cause close to Simon’s heart and he’ll be running in memory of his father. Good luck Simon!

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Mari Mceleney

Working as a nurse on the acute stroke ward inspired Mari to run for this great cause. She’s particularly looking forward to donning her Pink Lady® suit!

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Jamie Dow

Despite experiencing Hydrocephalus Spina Bifida, Jamie’s been running for six years - he already has two marathons under his belt. Here’s to the next one Jamie!

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Jon Goodege

It’s Jon’s third time taking on the marathon for Pink Lady®. He’s hoping 2016 will be his new PB.

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Competition winner takes on his first marathon with Pink Lady®

Posted in London Marathon 2017 by Phil Lacey on

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We are thrilled to announce that Phil Lacey will be joining the Pink Lady® team to run the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 23rd April. Phil was handpicked by the Pink Lady® team when we ran a competition to give away a place in the marathon to one lucky runner. To raise money for Action Against Hunger, Phil will be completing his first ever …

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Fourth time’s a charm for Andy

Posted in London Marathon 2017 by Andy Orr on

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As the official apple of the Virgin Money London Marathon, we are counting down the days until the big day, which will see four fantastic runners complete the course in their Pink Lady® apple costumes. One of our runners is no stranger to donning a big pink apple suit. Andy Orr, Client Services Director at TRO, Pink Lady®’s experiential agency, has…

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First time marathon runner takes on the challenge  

Posted in London Marathon 2017 by Maxime Delacour on

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We are very excited to announce that Maxime Delacour, assistant marketing manager at Pink Lady® apples, has signed himself up for the challenge of running the Virgin Money London Marathon in the notorious Pink Lady® apple costume. This is Maxime’s first marathon, so he is undertaking a rigorous training schedule to prepare him for race day on Sunda…

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Jon takes on the marathon for fourth year in a row

Posted in London Marathon 2017 by Jon Goodege on

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Running a marathon is a challenge many people would be daunted by, but Jon Goodege is undeterred. This year he will be tackling the Virgin Money London Marathon for the fourth time, taking the challenge one step further by completing the course dressed as a Pink Lady® apple. This isn’t the first time that Jon has donned a Pink Lady® apple suit to c…

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Fourth time’s a charm for Andy

Posted in London Marathon by Pink Lady® Marathon blog – Andy Orr on

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As the official apple of the Virgin Money London Marathon, we are counting down the days until the big day, which will see four fantastic runners complete the course in their Pink Lady® apple costumes.One of our runners is no stranger to donning a big pink apple suit. Andy Orr, Client Services Director at TRO, Pink Lady®’s experiential agency, has …

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Mari takes on the Pink Lady® London Marathon challenge

Posted in London Marathon by Mari Mceleney on

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Running enthusiast, Mari Mceleney, is preparing for a run with a difference in the weeks before the London Marathon. After hearing that Pink Lady® were looking for people to run the marathon dressed up as an apple for the Stroke Association, Mari was keen to apply.As a part-time cardiac specialist nurse as well as Mum to a seven and nine year old M…

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