London Marathon on April 2018

A Major Sporting Event in London

As part of the World Marathon Majors alongside Paris, Boston, New York and Chicago, the London Marathon, or the Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the most prestigious sporting contests in the world. It's been created in 1981 by Chris Brasher, a former Olympic athlete who wanted to run an event like in New York. From then on the London Marathon takes place in April every year.

Running in the Heart of London for Fundraising

Over 40.000 people run 26.2 miles through the streets of London every year. What makes the London marathon famous is that it gathers a great number of charities to collect donations, which makes the London Marathon the greatest fundraising running race in the world. In 2017, the contest broke a new record in fundraising by collecting £61.6m !

A Thrilling Duet and the Breaking 2 to happen in London

This year's edition to be held on the 22nd of April promises to be epic as 2 marathon champions, Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) and Kenenisa Bekele (Ethiopia) are particiapting in the contest ! Moreover, many other prestigious athletes will be on the starting-blocks. Is the famous Breaking 2 world record going to happen this year ?

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