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London Marathon

London Marathon 2024 Live stream free and worldwide TV coverage. Marathon course, start times and schedule

London Marathon

London's Finest Gear Up for the Thrilling London Marathon 2024!

When it comes to the world’s best Marathons, then it’s safe to say that the London Marathon continues to be one of the most popular races out there. It's an iconic route that traces the city’s landmarks like Tower Bridge, Tower of London, the London Eye, Big Ben, Canary Wharf and of course Buckingham Palace, whilst fans cheer on the unstoppable runners.


So it’s time to mark your calendars because the London Marathon, the crown jewel of the running world, is gearing up for another breathtaking spectacle on April 21st. With around 50,000 runners, including Elite Runners, Celebrities and all round awesome people, along with millions of people watching from the sidelines and, with great live coverage on TV and online, those who are experiencing the excitement and action from home, it's going to be an epic day!


Speaking of celebrities, keep your eyes peeled for some famous faces lacing up their trainers and taking to the streets of London. Because of its location, it makes it a lot easier for some well known names to take on the 26.2 miles just to prove they can or to raise some much needed funds for worthy causes. This year you'll find Romesh Ranganathan, Jamie Peacock Ruth Wilson, Shane Wilson, Phil Dunster, Danny Crates, Christopher Eccleston, Harry Judd, James Cracknell, Jenni Falconer, Joshua Patterson and so many more.


Marathon Date

The London Marathon in 2024 is scheduled for Sunday 21st April.

The timings are:

08.50: Wheelchair Races

09.00: Elite Women

09.40: Elite Men and masses


Marathon Route


The marathon route remains unchanged and traverses the city as follows:


Start in Greenwich Park



Old Royal Navy College

The Cutty Sark



Tower Bridge


Isle of Dogs

Canary Wharf


Commercial Road

Tower of London

The Embankment

London Eye

Birdcage Walk

Big Ben

Buckingham Palace

Finish on The Mall


The official site has an excellent interactive map of the course, highlighting the main landmarks and features:


London marathon map


TV & Live Streaming


The London marathon is covered live and free to air in the UK on BBC1, which is also available to watch as a live stream online for UK residents.


London marathon live streaming


Hotels and Accommodation

If you're planning on being in London or anywhere in the southern part of the UK for the marathon weekend and looking for somewhere to stay you can check out availability and make online reservations for all of the top London hotels here.


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