Highlights London Marathon


Sonali Shah introduces the pick of the action and reaction from the 33rd annual London Marathon, one of the world's most famous and colourful sporting events.

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one of the great events in British the world champion. A sight to


behold every single year. Hello and welcome to highlights from this


year's Virgin London Marathon, one of the world's greatest sporting


spectacles. We have everyone from elite athletes to fun runners,


already to dig deep to tackle a gruelling 26.2 mile course through


the capital. Today, every person who crosses the start line will be


united in solidarity for the victims of the bombings at the Boston


Marathon finish line it just six days ago.


Please with the victims, all went to the marathon to cheer on the


athletes. They would not return home. These were the lives


tragically taken at the oldest annual marathon in the world. More


than 170 people were injured, some critically. The images left the city


shocked and the world it as a nation and global audience watched on in


disbelief. An elite race, steeped in history, world for ever now be


linked to a senseless act of terror. Today, London stands united


with Boston, remembering lives lost and lives devastated, but defiantly


displaying that good in the end will out.


In many ways, this is a poignant event to be part of this year. There


will be a silence just before the start so we can remember Boston. And


in just over 26 miles time, we are hoping for scenes of celebration,


happiness and relief. This is what is coming up. In one of the greatest


field assembled, Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich returns to the streets


where he won Olympic gold. He is joined by Wilson Kipsang, Bronze


Marat -- bronze medallist in 2012. All eyes will be on Britain's Mo


Farah who is running a half marathon as part of his build-up to the full


distance next year. For the women, it is another top-class field.


Ethiopian's golden girl Tiki Gelana goes head-to-head with Kenyan


Priscah Jeptoo. They will be among the favourites, as will Edna


Kiplagat who is looking for her first London title. In the


wheelchair, do David Weir will be out to follow up his momentous 2012


with a record-breaking seventh win. And Shelly Woods will hope to go one


better than her Olympic silver medal with a third London title. Then come


the masses. Some are racing for personal bests, some for pride, but


most to raise money for charities. It is that goal of raising thousands


of pounds of cash for a good cause that will be fuelling many of these


runners, especially during those tough miles. This huge physical


challenge is only part of the story. I'm 72. This is my first marathon.


That is amazing. Everyone should try varies, Chris and Matt. There was


meant to be a bird Berry. -- a third fairy. But we can't find him.


this a Hollioake Spain? That's why we signed up for it last year. We're


really looking forward to it. years ago I lost my sight. We've


raised about 20,000. We've trained all through the winter in sub-zero


temperatures. Suddenly, on the first day when we have to run the


marathon, the son runs out. I'm not sure how we will cope. I'm a bit


worried about how much harder you've made this for yourself. Who would


win a fight between a rhino and a tiger? The people of Boston are very


much in our minds. I also wanted to thank the supporters of Boston. The


first thing I said to the people I knew was it was the best supported


marathon I've ever been act. The supporters are so selfless, they


don't get a medal, they just help people. 35,000 people registered to


run the race and they are all bursting, it would seem! This might


be the start of my marathon career. I want to enjoy this first one.


Everyone says to enjoy the first one because you don't know what to


expect. It's been just seven months since you retired. How is it being?


Very relaxed, actually. A bit of time at home. Nice not to have to be


as disciplined, to be honest with you. Although the marathon training


took over that a bit. It's been a really good process buyers to go


through together. -- a good process for us to go through. Those charity


runners may be fired up, but before their turn on the iconic streets of


London, it's time for the elite athletes to make their mark. Your


London Marathon commentators are Tanni Grey-Thompson and Paula


Radcliffe. There's a full list for aiming to perhaps get the qualifying


time of two hours 31 minutes set by UK athletics. Just a few seconds


away from the start. And away we go! The elite women with what promises


to be a wonderful race ahead. Brendan and Paula will be joining


this with me. Every time we come to the start of the marathon, you never


know what to expect. This great line-up of Olympic champions, world


champions. Well, what ever we see, it will be dramatic. It is an


outstanding field. Normally we are talking about Paula being at the


front! Paula, it must feel terrible sitting there. Recently, I have been


sitting alongside you rather than be sitting here. I think London has


the best crowd in the world. It is extremely quick. It depends how you


commit to the race. Because of the strength of the field, what we do


see is people looking around at each other. Back to the start for the


Like so many of the elite athletes, they eat will not be a problem at


the moment, unless it heats up dramatically later on. All eyes will


be on David Weir sporting a new helmet. He is just tucked in behind


the leader. It is absolutely perfect conditions for the wheelchair race


today. It is dry and warm so there will be much less debris on the


road. There are the main protagonists. Kurt Fearnley is the


world record holder. That field is packed full of talent. It's actually


the best men's field with ever had. The women as well are incredibly


strong in terms of personal bests. It will be interesting to see how


Tatyana McFadden performs. She punctured so many times in the


Paralympic marathon. She will want to show what she can do. Look at the


view on this spectacular day. The Cutty Sark has been such a big part


of the marathon. Sitting there are splendid in the sunshine after a few


years of being repaired after the fire. This would be a great place to


watch the event. It will get more and more busy over the next few


hours. It is an amazing place to run by. I remember when I came by the


first time. I couldn't believe the atmosphere. They are all having a


big party. It really does give the runners a boost. I came out of there


with a gap and I had to keep going. As part of a new initiative we have


an athletics marathon World Cup featuring a number of Paralympic


champions, world champions and world record holders. On the far side


there is the indomitable Richard Whitehead. His best time for the


marathon is the world record at two hours 42 minutes. Away we go. We've


got some very good Brazilian athletes in the single and beauty


class as well. And we have visually impaired athletes as well. That's


right, the guides are wearing orange. It is tough for the men to


get guide runners quick enough to run with them. They can have two if


they choose to. I think this is a strong move for the London Marathon.


There hasn't been strong competition for blind or visually impaired


athletes, so this is a massive opportunity between Paralympics and


world championships to have a world-class elite field together.


They have started to move things on a bit. The pace has picked up. That


main group is still very much together. It looked as though Edna


Kiplagat... That is Tiki Gelana down there. The wheelchair athletes were


coming through on the inside. The women were looking for their drinks


and stepped across. Let's see if we can have another look. This happens


a lot. Not so much with wheelchair athletes, but look at Tiki Gelana


there. She cuts right across, doesn't see the wheelchair athletes.


I hope she's not heard. Everybody looking around to see what has gone


on. We think she may have stopped. She is still back there, I think.


Thank goodness she is still running. That won't have helped at all, that


was a heavy fall. That could really put her off her stride. We have seen


a lot of that in recent times, haven't we? So many out there that


we're looking forward to seeing. Scott overall is the number one


British marathon runner. Derek Hawkins trying to make the Scottish


team for next year. And of course Mo Farah doing the first half. Today is


really about the rest of the field victims of the tragedy at the


Perfectly observed. I sought on other quoted that said if you are


trying to break the human spirit, marathon runners are the wrong


people to pick on. Do London Marathon starts in perhaps one of


its most important years. It is playing its part in helping the


hold marathon world healed the wounds inflicted so Crawley at


Boston. It is the chance for the elite athletes and the 36,000


others to show their respect but also to show what they can do. A


beautiful day in London. The crowd have not been deterred, either.


Further down the course, delete women I just across Tower Bridge,


approaching halfway. For all of the big names are still there. We are


keeping an eye on Tiki Gelana, after the heavy fall. She seems to


have recovered and is right in the middle of the group. They are


having a look to see whether they has been curry slow. Once they get


to the halfway point, they will accelerate. We are looking, because


of the incident at the water station, at Tiki Gelana, the


European -- at the Olympic champion, and the fastest woman in this race.


Hopefully there is no ill-effects from that fall. Absolutely, but


certainly the fall has changed the race. Susan Partridge is still on


could pace but we can see behind her Jessica or Augusta, who, for me,


has run a staff -- smarter race. Sark, just beyond four miles. In


there somewhere is Mo Farah. There he is. I am sure he is getting


plenty of support out on the route. One or two people were taking the


mickey out of him a little bit about the fact that he was dropping


out half way. He has only run a couple of half marathons. To run


the 61 minutes just fought eight training run, he is still going to


be pretty tired. Reports are not good for to be Gelana, she is


struggling. She came here saying she was in great shape. She thought


she could win this race. De Olympic race was completely different with


the known pacemakers. This race is not going to plan. The plan was to


run fast at the beginning. The men coming through Cutty Sark. They are


responding to the pacemakers. The crowds are going crazy here and


they are as big as I have ever seen them before at Cutty Sark. This is


wonderful to see. Mo Farah at the back of the group. They are running


strongly and being cheered on. The London Marathon in all its glory


here at Cutty Sark. I cannot see Patrick Makau in that group. On the


clock I have in about 40 seconds back. He said himself but he was


fit to run and that is not looking good. The pace in the men's race is


well inside world-record pace in the early stages. That might be why


Patrick Makau has become a bit of a casualty. These two, at the world


champion and the Olympic silver struggling now. The crowds are


enormous here. In that group there is an awful lot of talent. Perhaps


they all came to see Mo Farah? are actually watching a bunch of


men setting off at a pace which surely they cannot all maintain.


But we could be onto something special. We had seen fast races to


the men's race in the past. crowd response is enormous. Mo


Farah is getting cheered on for every step of the way. Look how


deep the crowds are. I have never seen anything like this before.


This is like London's response to what happened in Boston last week.


Olympic silver medallist, Priscah Jeptoo, is testing Edna Kiplagat.


They both look as though date are working harder. They still to


appear to be working together. A couple of miles prior to this, it


was Edgar Kiplagat leading. Perhaps they are sharing a bit of the work


as well. The leading wheelchair racers are heading towards the


finish. They have started slowing down the pace to get the right


position. David Weir's in the perfect place right now. Josh


Cassidy, had that crash back at the feeding station. But David Weir is


ready to pains to go for victory No. 7. He is having a look across at


Marcel Hug. They are all waiting for David to make that decisive


move. But at the moment he is in the perfect position. But Marcel


Hug has picked up his arm speed and Kurt Fearnley is coming through


quickly. Kurt Fearnley on the inside. David Weir has no response


and Marcel Hug in second place. David Weir will finish back in


fifth place. Kurt Fearnley printed by a whisker from Marcel Hug. David


Weir had nothing left to give over at the last 100m. Superb timing by


Kurt Fearnley. He did not panic, he kept the best line around the bend,


and while everybody was watching David Weir, that is when he went.


That is probably the best race of his career for Kurt Fearnley.


in the women's elite race, a significant break now by Priscah


Jeptoo, the Olympic silver medallist. She would have seen her


main rival, Tiki Gelana, fall. Then her team-mate, Edna Kiplagat, not


able to stage with the force that was being applied by Priscah Jeptoo.


This was a few moments ago. She just kept pushing. They talk about


elastic band that keeps you are attached, and you kind of hang on,


and then when it goes, you find that metres turn into 50 or 60


metres. The lead group of forcing the pace. Mo Farah is part of that


from other hard one mile or so. You can see at the back of that group,


Stephen Kiprotich finally giving it up in terms of trying to stay with


this. But this is about slugging it out with the best in the world. The


quickest men that have ever run this distance all in their together.


One or two starting to struggle with this pace that has been set


through the first half. Emmanuel Mutai knows what it is like to win


in London. There is Mo Farah, dropping out just before halfway.


The of first head off for the second half of the race. It will be


interesting to see what Mo Farah's thoughts are about the pace. The 60


minutes and 38, it will be a very fast first half marathon. Mo Farah


is now with Phil. London luck, you have won them many marathon three


times, was it like to be part of the main event? It was incredible,


the amount of support, cheering the whole way. For all anybody tuning


in and wondering why you have dropped back, just to explain.


aim was to learn a lot from here. Next year I'm going to run the full


marathon. The share I'm concentrating on the track. It is


hard to do the track and concentrate on the marathon. These


two had blown everybody away in this race. Tatyana MacFadden, head


down, working those arms. She did so well in the 2012 Paralympics.


This is an amazing win by Tatyana MacFadden. She did Boston at the


beginning of the week. Tatyana MacFadden going through just


outside one hour and 46 which is an officially a new course record.


Priscah Jeptoo will have the centre of the road to herself. The welcome


sight of the finish line for the Olympic silver medallist, cheered


on by thousands and thousands here in the Mall. She has been supreme


this year. Her training partner, one in Boston last Monday, and what


a wonderful way to celebrate in London today. The two of them, I am


sure, will be delighted in each other's performances. The two races


united in their two victories. A new personal best for Priscah


Jeptoo. She performed supremely well. She was patient and then in


the second half of the race was totally dominant. The best race of


her career. This is really fast. A course-record is definitely on


schedule. They will be very close, if they stay this competitive, to


the world record itself. Pair of Foul, and a miss men in the group,


led by Emmanuel Mutai. -- there are four men in the group. They are


running faster than anyone has run before at this point. Shelly Wood


being hunted down in the final straight. It has been a tough race


for her. I think she would just be pleased to get this over. It is a


pretty good time for her. Just two Ethiopians. In the yellow vest,


Emmanuel Mutai. Stanley Biwott is looking comfortable there. That is a


big gap now. Edna Kiplagat on her way down to the finish. The world


champion won a very strong race, did everything she could do to hang onto


her compatriot, but had to sack of -- settle for second place today.


Crossing the line, taking second place. There's a big change in the


men's race because all of a sudden it Emmanuel Mutai sensed his


opportunity, sensed Stanley Biwott had maybe pushed a bit too early, a


bit too hard. He strides into the front. He won two years ago and has


been in the top four on three other occasions. He is just been


maintaining his pace wearers Stanley Biwott has not been able to keep it


going. And I can tell you Susan Partridge is just finishing. She is


just about going to make the qualifying time. A trip to Moscow


could be the reward here. She's going to do it. The first British


athlete home, well done. Now, Kebede has finished incredibly quickly. He


won in Chicago, and here in 2010. Just past the halfway point he was


seventh or eighth and now he is coming through strongly. There is


still well over a mile. We haven't passed that red telephone box yet.


There it is! So, Emmanuel Mutai still in the lead but he is being


chased. Look at this, we've seen Stanley Biwott make a big effort,


then it was Emmanuel Mutai, but now, with 1000 metres to go, will we see


a new leader? I think you would bet on Kebede at this point. Apart from


being really strong in the late stages, he's got a fantastic sprint


finish. We'd seen him win races in the sprint finish. He is catching


the leader. The difference in the two mentalities is important here.


Does he go straight past? That is the right thing to do. Straight


past, a glance, a forlorn glands from Emmanuel Mutai. He can't do


anything about it. He wanted to come here last time, but he was unable to


persuade the bar it is the front. One more turn, one More St, one more


straight. -- one more street. His style is perfectly suited to the


marathon. On this toughest of days for the marathon world, one of its


best has come through to be victorious. Kebede one in America


last year and now comes to London to take his second London Marathon


victory. There is the winner. Emmanuel Mutai looked as though he


would have the race, wasn't able to maintain. They've all slowed down so


much in the second half. A strong second half for Emmanuel Mutai. He


will be happy to have been in the top three. But victory was snatched


away in the last half a mile, that will be tough to bear. Kebede, an


athlete they will respect. There they are, the two Ethiopians, first


and third. Well done DD appeared today. -- well done to Ethiopian


today. Winner of the men's race, Kebede from Ethiopia. Emmanuel


Mutai, winner in 2011, having to settle for second place. Ayele


Abshero in third place. Winner of the winners plays -- women's race,


Priscah Jeptoo. A very strong run, you were third last year, second in


the Olympics, now you are the champion. Today I am very, very


happy. I couldn't believe it. I thank God. I'm very happy because


I'm the winner today. Kurt Fearnley the men's wheelchair champion. David


Weir, defending champion, in fifth. Dave, a tough day at the office?


Yes, a bit tough. Having a break after the games, it was going to be


tough to get back in the swing of things. I had four months off. But I


felt good in training. But you know what it is like. Fitness is totally


different. Some bits I struggled a bit, but I always struggle the year


after. The London Marathon is always tough after a four-year cycle. But


I'm happy. You can't win all the time. Josh Cassidy, involved in the


nasty incident with Tiki Gelana dashed just tell is what happened


there? I don't know who's responsible but every single year we


come up to overtake the women and they want to have a good start for


television, but we overtake them and there is a bottleneck. The poor


women, you know, I just scrambling to find their feet, and sure enough


one of them knocked into me. I have a brand-new 2000 dollar pair of


wheels that are damaged, who is going to pay for that? Things have


to change. It is a tough sport. He will be back and I'm sure we will


see another win from him in due course. The winner for the women's


wheelchair race went to Tatyana McFadden. Now that the way is clear


for the masses we've come over to the finish. More than �610 million


has been raised in the events and three year history. -- in the


event's 33-year history. They are on their way now. It will take a good


ten or 15 minutes for them all to reach the start line in Greenwich


Park. They are all eager to get going. One thing that will help us


to get a flavour of what is happening is our reporters who are


out and about along the course. We start with Denise Lewis. I'm here at


Tower Bridge. Just the sight of this iconic landmark will give the run as


a psychological boost, as they know they are half way. From here, it is


six miles to Canary Wharf. 90,000 people work in Canary Wharf, but for


one day every year, the business district opens up to 35,000 runners


in the London Marathon. I'm here at the 18 mile point. The athletes are


dwarfed by some of the biggest buildings in the UK. The sunshine is


here, the crowd here, the band are here. This is your 12 London


Marathon. That is 12 years post-heart transplant. A young man


donated his organs to transplant and I was lucky enough to get his heart.


With that gift, I have managed to run 12 marathons, see my kids leave


school and become a grandfather. I would like to ask people to join the


organ donation register. The great thing about the marathon is no


matter what colour, religion or nationality you are, everyone comes


together to run. You can never take that away from people. Richard


Whitehead will be absolutely delighted to come down this road.


But his muscles on display. It makes you feel so humble. So many people


running for great causes. This guy lost Lily at eight months, she was


little butterfly. We are running for these families. Look at all these


families. It has been nearly six years since we lost Lily who died of


a mitochondrial condition. We now support over 60 families and this


year we went over the million pound target. Is it a help or a hindrance


running in a kilt? It's fine, I've got quite a lot of air, so I feel


cool and refreshed. Thanks. I'm going to carry on now. In this


heat, how are you feeling in their? I can't remember Bob Geldof ever


going to be is length, to be honest. I did it because it makes people


smile. Everybody loves it. Some stunning shots of London. Some


inspirational shots of the athletes and runners finishing the course.


Many of them running to raise money, over half �1 billion raised since


this event started in 1981. Last year, one young woman took on that


challenge but her race ended in tragedy. It was the story that moved


a nation and went global. 30-year-old Claire Squires from


Leicestershire was one of 80 runners who set out in last year's London


Marathon to raise funds for the Samaritans. Her mum had volunteered


for the charity for 24 years. But she collapsed just a mile from the


finish and tragically died. As the news spread, donations flooded in


from the UK and around the world. Remarkably, she raised more than �1


million. At inquest this year, it emerged she had innocently taken a


legal substance as an energy supplement during the race. It is


now a band drug. On this poignant anniversary a year on, the


Samaritans have set up a programme of projects of which she would have


been proud. Her friends are running today in a memory for a variety of


challenges. A fitting tribute to a special woman. Rachel is with me


from the Samaritans. A tragic story, but one from which good has


come. It is amazing. The support we got after she died last year was


phenomenal. She has left an amazing legacy and it is very sad. We wish


to bring back, but the money it has raised and that people donated is


going to help save more lives. that money is still coming in, isn't


it? Yes, there has been quite a bit of money coming in last week, I


think with the anniversary of her death people have thought it is a


poignant time to continue to support the charity she was supporting last


year. Keep up the good work. Sadly, we've all been commenting on the


beautiful weather conditions, but one or two of the athletes we've


seen coming down today are suffering a bit. It has been very hot indeed.


Frost on the ground this morning, but gradually the conditions got


hotter and hotter, and that has made life quite difficult for some of


these runners. Nevertheless, we are approaching the time when we will


have a peak volume of people coming towards the finish. Beautiful sights


and sounds from this year's knows she has had a good run. And


the bonus of beating Iwan Thomas. familiar face alongside me. A


veteran of 13 marathons. How does that one rank? Ice hoping to beat


what I did in Amsterdam last year and I missed it by two seconds. I


saw some body dressed as a baby who was going to try and break my


record today, and he was well ahead of target. And also world's fastest


school boy, that has been beaten as well! This is a perfect day for


running. There are no excuses. Cool, with a light breeze, just wonderful.


I am running today for leukaemia research. It is what we are here


for, to represent the charities. looked good. How are you feeling?


Can you give me a piggyback to the end? I am running for the maker


Wish Foundation. A painful last few miles and at painful last few yards


four and drew Strauss. Determined to beat his wife, I'm not sure if


he has or not. Former England captain, of course. That is a


really good effort. A lot of banter during the week amongst the


celebrities. Those who are former athletes being wound up by those


who are not athletes. A colleague of hours he was executive producer


of the Olympic Games last year, he has just had his 50th birthday, and


he is suffering a bit in the heat, as are a lot of the athletes.


London, Bob all else, paved the way for charity running, and that is


why we had so many celebrities out here. One who has performed in fine


style is so the Rainworth. That was really hard but a kind of Dudgeon.


I thought if I can get to 20 miles, then I can make it. I stuck to pays


all the way round. It was great. I loved it. I found a camel! How you


doing? It is a bit fruity. But we are having a good time. At the back


end, he decided went where in this Campbell situation? I definitely


drew the short straw on that want! Do you swap or do the whole race in


this position? I do not want to be in the front after he has been in


it. Unbelievably difficult! Just pure pain. You need to do it next


year. No way! At what point did it become unbearable? The range 21


miles. Just try to hang in there and there is nothing in the legs. I


probably went out a bit too quick. I'm in a bad way! Looking just as


fresh and full of the joys of spring, Sian Williams, running for


back Millen. Just under the four hour mark. And a little sprint at


the end. Gone! Good technique. Usain Bolt has nothing on this tape


-- on this girl! This is marathon number of one of and 52 for me and


he has done 286. We have raised �250,000 for charity.


Congratulations to Kelly Sotherton. Her first ever London Marathon. She


is retired now and enjoy what the London Marathon has to offer.


Thomas was a great 400 metre runner. And Kelly Sotherton used to


complain about the 800m pink far too far! But few minutes ago they


it was nobody he finished this race in better form than Sian Williams.


A superb sprint finish. I have been telling her about your comments.


Racing across the line, and Steve Cram says like Usain Bolt! Hardly!


I knew I was not racing for a time because I stopped at 11 miles. So


why thought, I do it for fun, really. What am I doing?! I think


that was pretty impressive. They have all prepared for this event.


You have to prepare. They have all got reasons for doing event.


are the first priest that I have stopped. God bless you child! I am


running for or a charity looking after disabled children. I'm too


tired! You only have bomb while to go. When you arrive, are the people


waiting for you? Hopefully, it has been a long way. We are joined by


Kate McCann, who has just run her first marathon. It was really good


and the supporters and the weather helped. You have run a half-


marathon before so what was the motivation to step up? Had not run


a half-marathon but I have done 10 kilometres. The charity asked me


back in October and it is one of those things that I never in my


life thought I would do, and never really wanted to. But once they


asked me, I knew was a great cause. Running for something close to your


heart. Yes, not just for Butland, but for all missing children.


hot, it really hot! We are going to raise about �5,000 this year, but


next year we are going to run for 50 miles and then the following


year, Lan sent to John O'Groats. Depending to was that finish, not


long to go. -- keep going to the finish. He has another career


there! You are the queen of hearts. I am really going for it but I am


struggling. We trained in snow! What is this? The crowd have been


shouting your name. What difference does that make? It makes real


difference. You want to stop but you cannot. Really wonderful.


by and neck, I think! It has been unbelievable. This is my 12th


London Marathon and I have never seen so many people out on the


streets and the noise was deafening. There is such a great feeling out


there today. You really do feel it. It is immense. I'm not sure he will


be the first clown across the line but perhaps the best stressed one.


This time last week I was thinking I might not even run but then after


the events in Boston on Monday, I just thought, a little Nicoll in


your late is nothing compared to what they have been through. I


thought even if I just walk it, I will do it. And in fact, I managed


to get round. It is very emotional. Really extraordinary day. The crowd


have been out in force. I Grant last year and a polite the crowd in


some places was doubled last year - days. It was a promise I made to


someone, unfortunately when he was passing away, that I would do these


challenges. I n e started 19 months ago so it is all very new to me. --


only started. The memories will stay with you for ever. I do hope


some of those runners and their stories have moved and inspired


some of few and there is plenty more athletics coming your weight


on the BBC. We will have the whole of the Diamond League once again


this season. And we are back out on the streets for the Great


Manchester City Games. And the Great Manchester Run takes place


the next day. That is it from the London Marathon for this year. Once


again it has shown off the very best of Britain. Hits passion,


determination and spirit. From all one of its most important years. It


is playing his part -- at its part in helping the whole marathon world


quickest men that have ever run this distance, all in their


now. Kurt Fearnley wins it.A significant break by Priscah Jeptoo,


Sonali Shah introduces the pick of the action and reaction from the 33rd annual London Marathon, one of the world's most famous and colourful sporting events.

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah and four-time London 2012 Paralympic gold medallist David Weir were among those in action in the elite races, while 36,000 amateur runners took to the capital's streets for charity.

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