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London Marathon 2018 Odds

Who will win London Marathon 2018?

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The Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

As the curtains wind down for the 38th staging of one of the world's most iconic and prestigious racing events, participants, organizers, spectators, and fans across the globe waits anxiously. The Virgin Money London Marathon scheduled for Sunday, April 22, 2018, is expected to surpass the 2017th staging where a record-breaking of over 40,000 participants filled the streets of the capital city.

The 2017th staging saw Kenyan born Daniel Wanjiru recording his first victory in the city in a time of 2:05:48. However, it is the return of two times champion Kenyan star Eliud Kipchoge that is making the headlines for the 38th staging. The 33-year-old Kenyan star and Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallist who was 8 seconds short of the world record in 2016 ran a personal best and course record of 2:03:05. He later went on to win the Olympic marathon that same year. The star is looking forward to making this trip a hat-trick wins after capturing the titles in 2015 and 2016 and also to break the world record. The world record currently stands at 2:02:57 set by Dennis Kipruto Kimetto in Berlin 2014.

Britain nationals and athletics fans overall can expect a mouth-watering treat as Britain's own Sir Mo Farah is expected to bring sparks to the new chapter of his career. This following his retirement from Track and Field at the recently held World Championship 2017 in London. Sir Mo Farah one of the world's most prolific distance runners bid farewell to track and field fans after capturing a gold and silver medals at his final games to end his illustrious career. He is expected to invigorate the crowd with his personality, presence, and exploits on the street as he takes on the new challenge.

Not only should fans expect a plethora of elite runners but the event is geared at incorporating from high profile athletes to average runners. The event is an annual fundraiser for charity events and is expected to raise millions for the worthy cause. The general public and fans across the globe can expect a highly competitive event and friendly rivalry.

As the World Marathon Major event draws closer, the city awaits the thousands expected to partake. One can expect nothing short of scintillating and breathtaking performances, as the London streets decked with runners from all walks of life gather in one harmony. Without a doubt, Britain nationals will be cheering on their very own Sir Mo Farah but one cannot deny the presence of the Kenyans and other nationals expected to put on an incredible challenge. A lot of hard work and preparation has been put in place for the smooth running of the event and one can expect nothing less than an incredible and glorious event. The city of London is filled with great history in all aspects of life and the 38th staging of the marathon will add to the history books as one of the greatest marathon events.