Results tagged “London Marathon”

Thousands ran in the London Marathon yesterday, raising millions for charities around the world.

Participants set-off from Greenwich just after 10am, running past Woolwich Common, Cutty Sark and Deptford Park along the route.

Runners passed through the iconic high-rise towers at Canary Wharf at the 18th mile and then they returned west towards The Mall for the finish.

Nation's favourite Mo Farah completed his marathon debut in 2hr 8min 21sec, just four minutes behind Kenya's Wilson Kipsang, who won with a course-record time of 2hr 4min 29sec.

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There were once days when you could settle outside the City Pride pub on the Isle of Dogs watching runners fly past you in both directions on London Marathon day.

Thousands ran in the London Marathon yesterday, raising millions for charities around the world.

Participants set-off from Greenwich just after 10am, running past Woolwich Common, Cutty Sark and Deptford Park along the route.

Runners passed through the iconic high-rise towers at Canary Wharf at the 18th mile and then they returned west towards The Mall for the finish.

Nation's favourite Mo Farah completed his marathon debut in 2hr 8min 21sec, just four minutes behind Kenya's Wilson Kipsang, who won with a course-record time of 2hr 4min 29sec.

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LIFESTYLE

With the 21-day mark fast approaching ahead of the the London Marathon, now is the time to taper your training efforts.

Here's Laura Williams guide for the final three weeks of preparation.

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Crowds turned out in huge numbers at Canary Wharf to cheer the marathon runners on at the 18 and 19 mile stages.

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