London Marathon hottest on record

London Marathon hottest on record

London Marathon Hottest On Record

London Marathon Hottest On Record
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Media captionMore than 40,000 runners took proportion amid temperatures of 24.1 C

This year’s London Marathon was officially the hottest on record.

More than 40, 000 runners took part amid temperatures of 24.1 C( 75.3 F) which were recorded in St James’s Park, the Met Office said.

Runners were alerted it could be even hotter on the course because of the hot assimilated by the roads and from other competitors.

The 26.2 -mile race was started at 10:00 BST by the Queen who pressed a button from the grounds of Windsor Castle.

London Marathon Hottest On Record Image copyright Reuters Image caption Giant fans were installed near the finish line to help athletes cool off

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London Marathon Hottest On Record
London Marathon Hottest On Record
London Marathon Hottest On Record
London Marathon Hottest On Record
London Marathon Hottest On Record

London Marathon Hottest On Record

London Marathon Hottest On Record

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