The race is now one for the history books. And the times that were set in London will hold an important place in the history of this great race. What happened? Here it is:
The Men's Race
The Women's Race
We wrote the articles below pre-race, but they're still interesting to put it all in perspective...
The men's race features some of the fastest in the world and 8 of 10 of the previous London Marathon field - all vying to prove they are the best. This is a marathon and anything can happen - read all about it...
Liliya Shobukhova has run four marathons and won the last three, including a speedy 2:20:25 at the 2010 Chicago Marathon. A win at the 2011 London Marathon will all but guarantee her an additional $500,000 as the World Marathon Majors 2010/2011 series winner. But a number of women will be out to ensure that Shobukhova won't be the winner. Who, what? Read all about it....
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Previous Head-To-Head Performances/Meetings
Many of the elite athletes at the 2011 London Marathon have faced off at other marathons. Take a look at our head-to-head display of all of the past meetings of these runners - you can learn a lot about these athletes by seeing how they've performed against each other in the past.
Previous Elite Head-To-Head Performances
MarathonGuide.com has compiled biographies for most of the top men and women in the field - who they are, why you should care. These are some of the best marathoners in the world - some are race-hardened veterans and others are still fighting to show that they are the best of the best. Anything can happen on race day and it helps to understand who these men and women are.
Men's Race - The Top Competitors
Women's Race - The Top Competitors