2018 London Marathon

More than 40,000 runners took part in the London Marathon which was held in London, the capital of the United Kingdom, on April 22. The men’s race winner was Eliud Kipchoge (of Kenya) with a time of 2:04:17. The women’s race winner was Vivian Cheruiyot (of Kenya) with a time of 2:18:31.



Many folks try and set world records during the London Marathon. This year, 34 new Guinness World Records were made. Some of them were for the fastest marathon dressed as an insect, fastest marathon in film character costume (Forrest Gump), and fastest marathon dressed as an emoji (poo).


Image Credits: https://www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com for Forest Gump character’s image and Cheruiyot’s image
Sources: https://www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com