London Marathon: Full details here

London Marathon: Full details here

The big day is finally here and as all is set for the London Marathon.

The London marathon will hold on April 28th, drawing thousands of runners from within the country and around the world.

The runners will embark on the 26-mile journey, which will air in the UK on BBC1 and BBC2, and coverage for the big event will commence in the morning before the first start time (8:55 am).

When are the key times for the event

Elite Wheelchair Races: 8:55 am

Elite Women’s Race: 9:15 am

Elite Men’s Race: 10:00am

British Athletics & England Athletics Marathon Championships: 10:00am

Main Race: 10:00am

How the live coverage for the event will be

8:30am – 10:00am: BBC2

10:00am – 2:30pm: BBC1

2:35pm – 5:00pm: BBC Red Button

Highlights

6:00pm – 7:00pm: BBC2

Viewers in the US can tune in to watch the big event on NBC Sports.

Coverage begins at 5:10 am (Eastern Time) with the Elite Men’s race.

And you can also stream live via NBC Sports’ website and mobile app.

London Marathon 2019 route

The race will start at Greenwich Park, where competitors are taking on a tour around the capital, passing over the Thames at Tower Bridge before crossing the finish line on The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace.

Entry ballot for the 2019 event has now closed but to apply for future events, visit the official London Marathon website.

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