This years London Marathon began more than a week ago with marathon efforts to get all the elite runners into London due to the no fly zone in the UK as a result of the volcano. The organisers chartered a plane to get those stranded in East Africa to London.
The elite women was won by Liliya Shobukhava in 2hrs 22 mins.
Bezunesh Bekele Sertsu shown here came in 4th at 2.23.17
Competition time on aglimpseoflondon tomorrow!