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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 22ND APRIL 2012

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Virgin London Marathon 2012Every April, 30,000 runners flood the streets of the capital to do battle with themselves and each other for the London Marathon. Serious competitors mingle with charity fun-runners in the spring sunshine as the 26.2 mile route comes alive to the sounds of bands, cheering crowds and pounding feet. The race is the biggest of all city marathons and attracts many of the world's top athletes. It kicks off at Greenwich Park and Blackheath, continues through Surrey Quays, Brunel Road, Tooley Street, Canary Wharf, the Tower Of London, Embankment , Parliament Square and Birdcage Walk, with a royal finish on The Mall by Buckingham Palace. Last year it was the Kenyan athletes that shone, with Emmanuel Mutai winning the men's race and Mary Keitany coming in first in the women's. For information about how you can run and raise money for charity go to www.virginlondonmarathon.com.

 

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North Greenwich Tube Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
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Maze Hill Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Greenwich Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  33% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 19 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
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Virgin London Marathon 2012, Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
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Virgin London Marathon 2012, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
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National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
This museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian - the ... More
 
 
 
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Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
As far as royal residences go, the Queen's House is a modest palace - an appealing, but simple, bright white, classical, Palladian villa flanked by colonnades. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Observatory Greenwich, Greenwich Park, SE10 | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
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National Maritime Museum, King William Walk, SE10 | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
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National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, SE10 | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
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Romney Road, SE10 | Same location as Virgin London Marathon 2012
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London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
80 Trafalgar Road, SE10 | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
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Park Row, SE10 | 9 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 10 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Albert
London > Nightlife > Pubs
460 New Cross Road, Deptford, SE14 | 24 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2012
Freehouse very well received by the locals who include Goldsmith's Art College students and indie kids. Under its previous guise (as the Paradise Bar), Bloc Party, ... More
 
 
 
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