THE London Marathon is back as thousands prepare to take to the streets on Sunday.
And now, thanks to an app developed by organizers Virgin, you can follow the progress of your loved ones throughout the 26.2-mile race.
How can I follow the runners in the London Marathon 2022?
The TCS London Marathon app allows users to track specific runners and view the standings for the entire race.
It offers a variety of great features and lets you find and track participants along the race route, helping you track split times, finish positions and results throughout the day.
You can see their progress with each 5k split and track their pace. The app will also predict what time your runner will reach the next 5K checkpoint based on their current pace.
The app is available on iOS and Android.
What TV channel is the London Marathon broadcast on?
The BBC will broadcast coverage of the London Marathon throughout the day.
It will be on BBC1, BBC Sport Online and Red Button with various cameras available.
The red button will give feedback on elite races and then offer finish line coverage.
What time does the race start?
The 2021 London Marathon will take place TODAY, October 3rd.
The races take place at:
- 8:50 a.m. – Elite Wheelchair Races
- 9:10 a.m. – Elite women’s race
- 9:40 a.m. – The citizens
- 9:40 a.m. – The Elite Men’s Run, British and England Athletics Marathon Championships and Mass Run
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What are the favourites?
Eliud Kipchoge will not be racing this year and Sir Mo Farah is also absent from the event due to injury.
Defending Ethiopian champion Ssay Lemma is therefore the favorite for the men’s race, while Kenya’s Jocycline Jepkosgei is expected to win the women’s event.