On your marks, get set, go!

  • 08:55am – Marathon elite wheelchair race
  • 09:00am – Ambulant athletes
  • 09:15am –  Elite women
  • 10:00am – Elite men and women, and the mass start

Crimestoppers’ Cheer Point at the London Marathon

London Marathon Route Map

We’ll be at mile 18 on the day; come and help us cheer on our runners.

But, if you can’t be there in person, the race will be broadcast live on BBC One from 8.30am. There will also be highlights from 6pm on BBC 2.

If you’d like to listen in on the radio, tune in to 5 Live and BBC Radio London.

Our runners

Give them a cheer if you see them go by, or track their progress here.London Marathon

  • Benjamin Sinclair (37677)
  • Ollie Humphries (37678)
  • Mandy Richardson (37679)
  • Paul King (37680)
  • Henrietta Rawe (37682): Our youngest runner at 22 years old.
  • Jamie Harrison (37683)
  • Craig Sparkes (37684)
  • John Clucas and Beth Perkins (37685/ 37691): Running handcuffed together for record attempt
  • Kelham Shearing (37686)
  • Peter Romanov (37689)
  • Charles Chamberlain (37690) : Our oldest runner at 71 years old
  • Stuart Mitchell (37692)
  • Susie Davies (37694): Running as Supergirl
  • Daniel Vasper (37696)
  • Thomas Ryan (37697)
  • Scott Kneebone (37698)
  • Rachel Large (37699)
  • Kerensa Grose (37700)
  • Joseph Easterbrook (37702)
  • Alexia Durran (37703)
  • Joshua Saggers (37707)
  • Kieran Owen (37709)
  • Paul Press (37711)
  • Lauren Leach (37713)
  • Jamel Lemothe (37715)
  • Cheryl Batt (37718)

Famous faces

  • Top Gear host and Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans
  • Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer
  • Googlebox’s Baasit Siddiqui
  • Olympic gold medalist Dame Kelly Holmes
  • TV personality Bobby Norris
  • Former sprinter Iwan Thomas

Millionth runner

This year the one millionth London Marathon finisher will cross the finish line; runners who have completed the race in 35 years since it began are invited to share their memories on Twitter with the hashtag #oneineamillion

The name of the millionth runner will be announced on Monday, May 9.