This year’s London Marathon is scheduled to take place on Sunday morning, and thousands are expected to race.
It will be the first time since 2019 that the marathon will be held in April. For the last three years, the event he held in October. coronavirus Pandemic.
2022, Amos Kipruto won the men’s race At 2:04.39. Ethiopian runner Yalemzerf Yehualaw recovered from late fall to give a dominant performance in the women’s race to win gold.
Following the recent protests, there were some concerns about protesters as the marathon is set to start today. Incident at the World Snooker Championship.
But what time does the marathon start? And what about the route? Mail Sport provides all the answers below.
Kenyan runner Amos Kipruto won the 2022 men’s race with a time of 2:04.39.
Yalemzerf Yehualaw recovered from late fall to win last year’s women’s race
When is the London Marathon?
This year’s London Marathon takes place today.
The event will be held on the traditional day for the first time since 2019. For the last three years the race was held in his October.
It starts around 9am and can last all day.
No medals will be awarded to runners who complete the event in excess of 7 hours.
What is the route?
The route of the London Marathon has changed little since 1981.
Competitors start in Greenwich, which serves as a neutral location from which all time zones around the world are measured.
Around the halfway point, runners pass the Cutty Sark and The Shard and cross Tower Bridge.
Then continue along the Victoria Embankment towards Westminster, passing the London Eye and then towards Canary Wharf.
Heading into the final stretch, runners pass Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Then head to The Mall to the finish line near Buckingham Palace.
The London Marathon will be broadcast live on BBC One. It has been the event’s host broadcaster since the first race.
Coverage of the elite race begins at 8:30am and the main show starts at 10:00am.
Fans can also watch the event via BBC iPlayer.
About 50,000 runners are expected to tackle the 26.2-mile course this year.
Is Sir Mo Farah in attendance?
After withdrawing from last year’s marathon due to injury, Sir Mo Farrar Today’s participation has been confirmed.
The four-time Olympic champion has revealed that the London Marathon will be the last of his career.
Farah will be 40 by the time the London Marathon hits and will be making his final hurrah in front of his home fans.
Sir Mo Farrar has confirmed that he will be running this year’s London Marathon.
Former Olympic champion reveals London Marathon will be his last
What did you say?
Ahead of today’s marathon, Farah revealed that there may be “a little bit of tears and emotions” after the race.
“Realistically, Sunday will probably be my last marathon,” he said at a recent press conference.
“This will be my last marathon. It won’t be my last race, but when it comes to marathons, the London Marathon will be my last.
I started a mini marathon here, so it’s very emotional. I remember when she was 14 years old. Was attending a mini marathon here on Sunday after seeing some great athletes running.
“Support, people coming to London, I hope it gets to me, but I try to run without thinking about it. When the race is over, I might be moved to tears.”
Sir Mo Farrar reveals there may be ‘a few tears and emotions’ after today’s race
The marathon starts today, so some roads will be closed throughout the day.
Most roads will be closed until the afternoon, but other parts of the capital will not open until the evening.
All road closures for the 2023 London Marathon are as follows:
- Charlton Way, Greenwich: 4am to 1pm
- Shooters Hill Road: 4am-1pm
- St. John’s Park: 4am-1pm
- Charlton Park Road: 4am-1pm
- Old Dover Road: 4am-1pm
- Little Heath: 7am-1pm
- Charlton Park Lane: 7am-1pm
- Artillery Range: 7am to 1pm
- John Wilson Street: 7am-1pm
- Woolwich Church Street: 7am-2pm
- Woolwich Road: 7am-2pm
- Trafalgar Road: 7am-3pm
- Creek Road: 7am-3pm
- Evelyn Street: 8am-4pm
- Surrey Quays Road: 8am-4pm
- Salter Road: 8am-4pm
- Brunel Road: 8am-4pm
- Jamaica Road: 8am-4pm
- Tower Bridge: 8am-7pm
- Highway (south): 8am-7pm
- Narrow Street: 8am to 7pm
- Westferry Road: 8am-7pm
- East Ferry Road: 8am-7pm
- Marshwall: 8am-7pm
- North Colonnade: 8am to 7pm
- Poplar High Street: 8am-7pm
- Commercial Roads: 8am to 7pm
- Highway (North side): 8am-7pm
- Byward Street: 7:30am-8:30pm
- Upper Thames Street: 7:30am – 8:30pm
- Victoria Embankment: 7:30am – 8:30pm
- Birdcage Walk (Westbound): April 21st to May 18th at 6am
- Birdcage Walk (Eastbound): 7:30 AM from April 22nd to May 18th
Sunday’s race will have several road closures throughout the day.
Eco Lift Breaks Out Between Extinction Rebellion And Just Stop Oil – It’s Over Whether to sabotage the London Marathon.
Just Stop Oil has promised to disrupt sporting events after storming the World Snooker Championships on Monday.
Extinction Rebellion is also known for its stunts blocking roads and members sticking to streets and buildings, but it’s clear that the London Marathon and its 50,000 participants don’t want to be disrupted. .
London Marathon director Hugh Brasher has allayed fears that the ensuing protests could cause the race to be suspended. Get guaranteed by Extinction Rebellion.
“I’m from a meeting with Extinction Rebellion. They will independently ask all participants to help with security for the London Marathon,” he said.
This Sunday’s race could be overshadowed by protests after Just Stop Oil promised to disrupt the sporting event after storming the world snooker championship on Monday
“To do something unique in their history, to defend what is one of the crown jewels of British sport”.
Brasher also revealed that he hopes Just Oil and other organizations will “listen” to what they have to say.
“I trust Extinction Rebellion. They are very clear about what they do and why.
“We hope Just Stop Oil and other organizations will listen to us,” he added.
“The London Marathon is unique. We run for clean air and that is very important to what we do.”
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