2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

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London, England
April 22, 2018
A 4:22 opening mile and 13:48 first 5k were way too fast, but they couldn't stop Eliud Kipchoge from winning London.
Vivian Cheruiyot stunned the world and Almaz Ayana in Rio in 2016. Today she stunned Tirunesh Dibaba and Mary Keitany and won the 2018 Virgin Money Marathon thanks to a massive 5 minute pb.

Mo Farah Showed Us the "Size of His Balls" and Earned Even More Respect

Farah tested his limits in London.

Meet the Real Life Forrest Gump: Rob Pope Has Nearly Completed Gump's Epic Quest of Five Runs Across America

With a New Approach, Tactics and London Victory Vivian Cheruiyot Is Now One of the Greatest Marathoners in the World

15 Years On, Paula Radcliffe Reflects on Her 2:15:25 Marathon World Record

"The longer it’s gone on, obviously, the more attached I’ve become to it," Radcliffe said, who added that she would not trade her record for Olympic gold, which eluded her in her career. "And it’s started feel a little bit like part of the family. But it’s inevitable it’s going to get beaten at some point." *MB: Paula Radcliffe's WR could go down this weekend, what questions would you like us to ask her this weekend? 

The Other Men in London: Which Dark Horses Could Surprise? Is Lawrence Cherono the Next Marathon Superstar

Can Anyone Beat Keitany or Dibaba in London? Brigid Kosgei Is Primed for a Breakout, Vivian Cheruiyot Is a Full-Time Marathoner

Sam Chelanga and Stephanie Bruce Lead the American Hopefuls at London Marathon

American Sam Chelanga Says He's Willing To Go Out as Fast as 62:30 For the 1st Half

2018 London Marathon LetsRun.com Preview Podcast - Listen on Demand

Audio preview of London.

Q&A With Steph Bruce And Ben Rosario Ahead of Virgin Money London Marathon

In addition to talking about her fitness, Bruce talks about being a pro marathoner while also being a mother of two and about Desi's win in Boston.

LetsRun.com $200,018 Running Warehouse London Marathon Prediction Contest

This is your best chance to win in London.

A Marathon for the Ages in London? Eliud Kipchoge vs. Kenenisa Bekele Has the Potential to Be an All-Timer; Plus More From Men's Media Day

Distance fans, we've got some great news for you. The greatest marathoner in history (Eliud Kipchoge) and the greatest distance runner in history (Kenenisa Bekele) both said today they are in excellent shape. Who has the edge for Sunday's epic showdown? *MB: So Bekele claims he at last is totally healthy - Can he take down Kipchoge in London?

RRW: Will Male Pacers Help Women Break World Record At London Marathon?

This will be the first time since Paula Radcliffe set her 2:15:25 WR in 2003 that London has used male pacers for the women's race.

RRW: By Remaining A Student, Eliud Kipchoge Has Mastered The Marathon

"With a combination of talent, science and technology, everything can be perfect. Success is not depending on hard work (alone).  Success is depending on the skills provided by the coach (and technology)."

Breaking 2:15:25: Can the Women's World Record Go Down at the London Marathon? An LRC Examination

Mary Keitany and Tirunesh Dibaba, two of the greatest women's distance runners in history will chase the greatest women's distance world record on Sunday. Can they possibly break Paula Radcliffe's 2:15:25?

2018 London Marathon Videos

LRC In London, Day 1: Mo Farah Wants The British Record -- And Potentially A Lot More -- As He Returns to the Marathon

We asked Farah if he'll go out with the leaders if they go out on WR pace. “If that’s what the guys are doing, why not?” Farah replied.

Mary Keitany Will Use Male Pacers To Try And Break Paula Radcliffe's 2:15:25 World Record At The 2018 London Marathon

When Keitany ran the 2:17:01 women's only WR last year, she was on pace to break 2:15:25 at halfway, but had to run the second half of the race solo when her pacer fell back.

2018 London Marathon Will Be Loaded - Kenenisa Bekele Joins Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge in Stunning Men's Field

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