Around 30,000 people were expected to take part in the marathon on October 31. from: BBC News
Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey smashed the women’s half marathon record by running 62 minutes and 52 seconds in Valencia. from: BBC News
Andy Murray shows all of his quality and fight to edge past Frances Tiafoe in a thrilling European Open first-round match. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Charlotte Purdue says she “definitely feels” she can put her Tokyo Olympics omission “behind me” after setting a personal best in the London Marathon.
from: BBC News An estimated 80,000 people run the London Marathon in the city and virtually via an app.
Joyciline Jepkosgei takes world-record holder Brigid Kosgei’s London Marathon title as the full-scale race returns. from: BBC News
from: BBC News For the first time in more than two years a full-scale London Marathon – with crowds, charity runners and some of the world’s best athletes – returns to the city’s streets.
from: BBC News Harry’s dad is a cancer surgeon, who’s now been diagnosed with the disease himself.
from: BBC News Claire Lomas, who was paralysed after a horse riding accident, will tackle the course in a wheelchair.
from: BBC News Race director Hugh Brasher expects “the most memorable London Marathon ever” as it returns to its traditional course for the first time in more than two years.
from: BBC News Rajinder Singh, aka the ‘Skipping Sikh’, is taking part in this year’s London Marathon.
from: BBC News A student says it will be “so special” to do the London Marathon alongside her bone marrow donor.
Kenya’s Mary Keitany, who holds the word record for a women-only marathon, retires from competing at the age of 39 due to a back injury. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Organisers of the event said they hoped it had not “marred the experience” for runners.
Watch the final moments of the men’s marathon as Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge wins gold at Tokyo 2020 and retains his Olympic title.
from: BBC News Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge claims victory in the men’s marathon at Tokyo 2020 to become the first athlete since 1980 to retain an Olympic marathon title.
Peres Jepchirchir wins the women’s marathon at Tokyo 2020 as Kenya claim a one-two in sweltering 28C heat in Japan’s northern city of Sapporo. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Great Britain’s Hector Pardoe says he pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics marathon swim after being hit in the eye by an elbow during the race.