Virgin Money London Marathon 2018 Live Stream Online, You can watch it live on television in much of the world. We have the US and UK viewing options for you below. Then we give you the world-wide tv partners for last year as we have been unable to find an updated list but doubt it has change much.
When: Sunday, April 22, 2018. Women’s elite race starts at 9:15 a.m. (4:15 a.m. ET); men’s elite race starts at 10:00 a.m. (5:00 a.m. ET)
Where: London, England
How to watch (U.S. viewers): Live on NBC Sports Network or streaming via NBC Sports Gold. Coverage begins at 3:30 a.m. ET.
In just two days’ time, more than 39,000 runners will descend onto the streets of the capital to take part in the London Marathon.
Sunday’s race is expected to be the warmest on record with highs of 23 degrees Celsius forecast, and organisers are urging runners to take extra precautions to stay cool and hydrated.
Whether you’re looking to beat your personal best this year as a race day participant, or you’re a spectator on the sidelines, it’s time to start thinking about those last-minute logistics so you can run your best, beat the crowds and enjoy one of the biggest events in the running calendar.
With that in mind, we’ve answered some of the most-asked questions about the marathon. Here’s everything you need to know.
What time does the London Marathon start?
This year’s race takes place on Sunday April 22. As with previous London marathons, the start times for different events are staggered. The klaxon will sound on the elite wheelchair races at 08.55, the World Para Athletics Marathon World Cup is at 09.00 and the elite women’s race begins at 09.15.
The elite men’s race, British Athletics & England Athletics Marathon Championships, and the mass race, all start at 10am.
The start line in Blackheath will have screens streaming live coverage of the Queen pushing the start button at 10am from the grounds of Windsor Castle.
The 26.2 mile marathon route starts south of the river and winds through central London, taking in some of the capital’s most famous landmarks. Runners begin at Blackheath and head east for three miles to Woolwich, before turning west and passing Cutty Sark. The route then crosses Tower Bridge, looping around the Isle of Dogs and past Canary Wharf, before heading west through Limehouse, Shadwell and Tower Hill. The scenic home straight, at mile 23, runs alongside the River Thames, taking in Monument, Blackfriars, Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, before bringing runners to the foot of Parliament Square.