The anticipated wait for the London marathon 2017 is almost upon us, attracting many colourful characters from all over. Bringing an enjoyable amount of impractically fun outfits, celebrities and many other participants from various professions/backgrounds. However, the marathon will ultimately determine which of many participants have the physical & mental courage to endure the entire 26.2 mile marathon.
What you need to know
The starting point for the race is:
Blackheath Avenue, London SE10 8QY
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 51.472989, 0.003291
The finish line will be located at:
Stable Yard, London SW1A 1BA
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 51.503085, -0.137811
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The live broadcast of the marathon will be available to watch on BBC ONE & available on BBC iPlayer shortly after broadcast.
First began: 1981
Start Date: Sunday, 23, April, 2017
Distance: 26.2 miles (42.16 KM)
Pubs on route: 49
For more information on entry and additional information Click Here.
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