London Marathon 2019: Celebrities to look out for along the route

The famous faces you need to know who are running the race on Sunday 28 April

Katie O'Malley
Friday 26 April 2019 15:37
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The London Marathon in numbers

Among the professional athletes and charity runners wearing fancy dress costumes to look out for at this weekend's Virgin Money London Marathon, there will also be some famous faces taking to the pavement.

On Sunday 28 April, over 40,000 people will descending on the capital to run 26.2-miles.

And while some will be racing for a personal best (PB) or in aid of a charity, several celebrities from the world of television, radio, and film will be donning their running trainers for the legendary sporting feat.

Celebrities such as marathon veteran and broadcaster Chris Evans, for example, who has a PB of 4:41:6 at the race and will be running his fifth London Marathon this year.

Radio and television presenter Jenni Falconer will also be showing off her sporting prowess in an attempt to beat her impressive 3:54:53 PB at the race in 2015.

Here are all the celebrities you need to look out for on race day.

Keep up to date with The Independent’s London Marathon coverage here.

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