2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

April 22, 2018
London, England
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It was his 2nd marathon in two weeks.

LRC Crazy 4:22 Opening Mile and 13:48 Opening 5k Can't Stop Eliud Kipchoge from Winning London Marathon in 2:04:17

A 4:22 opening mile and 13:48 first 5k were way too fast, but they couldn't stop Eliud Kipchoge from winning London.

LRC Vivian Cheruiyot Does It Again, Pulls Off Huge Upset and Wins 2018 London Marathon in 2:18:31

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.

LRC London Marathon Results - 2018 London Marathon Results,Tracking and Live Leaderboard

Looking for results, a live leaderboard or to track runners for today's 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon?

LRC 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? 

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O'Hanlon was a promising young runner, but was hit by a car when he was 17, leaving him with multiple surgeries and unable to compete until he was in his 30s. Even then he says he "might have run twice a week and hit the pub five nights a week." It wasn't until he lost his job as an electronic engineer that he really committed to running as he had the financial incentive to race up to three times in a weekend to pick up prize money.

LRC 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

LRC 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.

LRC 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?

LRC 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.

LRC 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)."

LRC 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?

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