London Marathon 2018, a great day for the Kenyans.
Eliud Kipchoge the great Kenyan runner won the men’s elite race and Vivian Cheruiyot also from Kenya wins women’s elite race in London Marathon 2018.
London Marathon 2018-In one of the hottest and sunny days of the year, over 40,000 joggers and runners came to London streets and took part in one of the finest events.
Summary of London Marathon history.
The big event initially began in1981 and since had been held in the spring of each year.
Each year in the last week of April, 40 to 45 thousands of people taking part in the London Marathon. They run 26. 2-mile (around 42. 2km) around London streets.
The Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the major and top marathons in the world. This is an incredible challenge and one practical experience that you will never forget.
Every year the number of people who want to join are increasing. This year 327, 516 people UK resident and 58534 from outside the country participated in London marathon 2019 charity event race. People from all over the world come to join the London marathon.
Why there is a high world demand for the event?
There are different people with different ambitions and aspirations who wanted to join the London Marathon in 2018. Some individuals are looking for personal achievement. Some others want to support their preferred and favourite charity. So, some to run and some to cheer on the participant. However, some also are there for fun. Thousands of individuals in extraordinary and fancy dress attempt in London streets to support or run for the event.
What is the London Marathon 2018 route?
The Race starts at Greenwich as well as Blackheath. Right after traversing and crossing the Thames river upon Tower Bridge, runners move and run through some of the London’s many famous and well-known attractions and landmarks, such as the Tower of London and Big Ben, before finishing at Buckingham Palace.
Along with such huge and beautiful places, no wonder the organisers have called the event a “historical jog around London”.
ELITE WHEELCHAIR LEADERBOARD (source www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com)
MEN’S WHEELCHAIR RACE – FINISH TIME
|1||DAVID WEIR (GBR)||01:31:15|
|2||MARCEL HUG (SUI)||01:31:15|
|3||DANIEL ROMANCHUK (USA)||01:31:16|
|4||JOSHUA GEORGE (USA)||01:31:24|
|5||KURT FEARNLEY (AUS)||01:31:24|
WOMEN’S WHEELCHAIR RACE – FINISH TIME
|1||MADISON DE ROZARIO (AUS)||01:42:58|
|2||TATYANA MCFADDEN (USA)||01:42:58|
|3||SUSANNAH SCARONI (USA)||01:43:00|
|4||MANUELA SCHAR (SUI)||01:43:01|
|5||AMANDA MCGRORY (USA)||01:43:04|
MEN’S RACE – FINISH TIME
|1||ELIUD KIPCHOGE (KEN)||02:04:27|
|2||TOLA SHURA KITATA (ETH)||02:05:00|
|3||MO FARAH (GBR)||02:06:32|
|4||ABEL KIRUI (KEN)||02:07:07|
|5||BEDAN KAROKI (KEN)||02:08:34|
WOMEN’S RACE * – FINISH TIME
|1||VIVIAN CHERUIYOT (KEN)||02:18:31|
|2||BRIGID KOSGEI (KEN)||02:20:13|
|3||TADELECH BEKELE (ETH)||02:21:30|
|4||GLADYS CHERONO (KEN)||02:24:10|
|5||MARY KEITANY (KEN)||02:24:27|