London Marathon

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The London Marathon is an annual marathon held in London, United Kingdom. It was founded by athletes Chris Brasher and John Disley in 1981.[1] It is usually held in April but has now moved to October. The largely flat course is set around the River Thames. It stars in Blackheath and finishes at The Mall.[2]

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  1. "Flora London Marathon website: Marathon History: Course History". Archived from the original on 9 May 2006. Retrieved 1 February 2007.
  2. Steve Cram (presenter) (26 April 2009). "The 2009 London Marathon Highlights". London Marathon. British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Two.