London Marathon 2018

London Marathon is back and runners will battle the sunshine this weekend. London Marathon 2018 Live stream TV channel start time weather latest. The 38th annual mass participation London Marathon race and is scheduled to take place on Sunday, 22 April 2018, in London, England.

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8.55am – Elite wheelchair races
9.15am – Elite women’s race
10am – Elite men’s race followed by mass race

London Marathon runners have just two days to go until they will be pounding the streets of the capital in the gruelling 26.2 mile race.

Highs of up to 24C are expected in the capital on Sunday, which means potentially uncomfortable conditions for the competitors.

But the sunshine and warm weather could lead to one of the biggest crowds ever turning out to cheer on the 47,000 runners.

Met Police have warned armed officers will be deployed and vehicle barriers installed in tight security for the event. A planned DLR strike which threatened chaos for competitors and runners has been called off.

Man fed through tube to run marathon
Gary Taylor from Halifax, West Yorkshire, will be one of the first enterally fed people to run the marathon.

The 46 year old was diagnosed with a rare parapharyngealschwannoma tumour in his neck in 2016. Fortunately, the tumour was benign, however it required invasive surgery which resulted in him having to be fed through a tube for the rest of his life.

After losing more than five stone Mr Taylor had to work hard to regain his strength and adjust to his new life.

Competitors told to abandon comedy costumes in unusually hot race
Medical director Sanjay Sharma also advised the 47,000 entrants not to run at all if they have suffered a high temperature this week.
Latest forecasts suggest the temperature could reach up to 24C in the capital on Sunday – three degrees higher than 2007’s record – making heat stroke a major concern.
Some 160 doctors and 1,500 St John Ambulance first aiders will be on standby with medical tents every 1,000m from the nine-mile mark and ice flannels on the sidelines.