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2016 London Marathon Ballot: What Are The Chances?

Last week I was among nearly 38,000 London Marathon finishers but what are the chances of me running next year?  Major ballot changes may make it fairer but certainly won’t make it easier when the 2016 London Marathon ballot opens tomorrow.

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London Marathon Rejection: Is There A Better Way?

[With big changes to the 2016 London Marathon ballot I’ve taken another look at the numbers here]

[In response to the ballot for the 2017 London Marathon I’ve taken another look at the numbers and potential alternative ways to allocate places here]

This week, many doormats have been warmed and almost as many moods have been cooled by the arrival of the London Marathon ballot result.  Thousands of runners feel hard done by but is there a  better way to allocate London Marathon places?

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