Fun Fact Friday: the London Marathon

1. 1981 saw the very first London marathon

2. Gilette was the first sponsor of the marathon

3. The oldest runner to finish the marathon is Jenny Wood-Allen, in the year 2002

4. According to data recorded by digital company Strava, the fastest runners are in the 35 to 44 age group

5. There are a group of runners who have completed every London marathon since 1981, they are known as the “Ever Presents”

Good luck to everyone involved in this Sunday! We will be watching in awe.

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