Most people know there are 26.2 miles in a marathon, but we’ve attempted to activate our maths brains to give you a numbers guide to the London Marathon, from a snail’s pace record to the calorie burning stats – calculators at the ready!
The year of the first ever London marathon
The number of people who have completed the race so far
Total amount of money raised by participants since it began 💰
The number of applicants for the 2018 London Marathon, the highest of any marathon in the world!
The age of the oldest runner – Samuel John Starbrook, impressive!
Average amount of calories burnt per mile, resulting in 2620kcal overall 💦
The number of servings of Blend Bros that equates to in calories, that’s a lot of sauce!
Record time the marathon has been run by Eliud Kipchoge in 2016 🥇
The number of days it took Lloyd Scott to complete the marathon dressed as a snail 🐌