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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Jamie's Pink Lady® Marathon Story

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Sunday 24th April is fast approaching and football coach, Jamie Dow, from Edinburgh is preparing to take on the challenge of running the London Marathon dressed as a Pink Lady® apple to raise money for Stroke Association. Despite experiencing Hydrocephalus Spina Bifida, Jamie already has two marathons and three half marathons under his belt alongsi…

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Third time's a charm for Pink Lady® marathon runner

Posted in London Marathon by Jon Goodege on

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Completing a marathon dressed as a Pink Lady® apple is a challenge that most people would only take on once in a lifetime, but this year Jon Goodege returns to run the London Marathon on our behalf for the third time.  As no stranger to long distance running Jon is raring to go and can’t wait to take part in the marathon again on 24th April.  He sa…

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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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First time marathon runner takes on the Pink Lady® test

Posted in London Marathon by Simon Thompson on

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The start of a new year is notorious for everyone upping their exercise game and this year Simon Thompson has taken the plunge and agreed to run the Virgin Money London Marathon on behalf of Pink Lady®, to raise funds for Stroke Association.The charity is a cause close to Simon’s heart after suddenly losing his father in March 2015 and he’s hoping …

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