Postponed from its usual April slot on the sporting calendar, the rejigged 2020 edition of the London Marathon finally takes place this weekend – read on to find out how to watch this iconic race online, no matter where in the world you are.xfhg
This year’s rescheduled event will only feature elite runners who have prepared for the event within a biosecure bubble in an ‘athletes only’ hotel outside of London. The route is also set to be somewhat unfamiliar, eschewing its famous trip around the UK capital’s landmarks for a more Covid-19-safe revised 19.6 lap closed-loop circuit around St James’s Park.hf
The race marks the first major event of the year for the majority of runners taking part on Sunday, with the big talking point a rare and much-anticipated match up between world record-holder Eliud Kipchoge and 2019 Berlin Marathon winner Kenenisa Bekele.
With weather conditions currently favouring fast finishing times, both runners will also have one eye on setting a new marathon world record.
There appears to be a similar objective for Kenyan superstar Brigid Kosge in the womens race, who will be looking to better her own world record, while Daniel Romanchuk and Manuela Schär both return to defend their wheelchair race titles.hfg
Who will win this year? Read on to find out how to watch the 2020 London Marathon no matter where you are in the world.
Marathons are long-distance running events with a lot of participants. London Marathon is one of them held in London, United Kingdom. London Marathon was established by Olympic winner and reporter Chris Brasher and athlete Jhon Disley in 1981. As a part of the World Marathon Majors (WMM), the London marathon is setting a lot of World records to break.g
Since 2010, the race has been sponsored by Virgin Money