Sunday, April 13, 2008

2008 London Marathon Results (and How to Apply for the 2009 Race)

The 2008 Flora London Marathon took place April 13th, and you can find complete searchable results here.

You can search the London Marathon results by last name, club name, gender, and finish time or split times.

According to an article on RunnersWeb, Kenyan Martin Lel defended his title and in the process smashed Khalid Khannouchi's London Marathon course record with a time of 2:05:15. American Ryan Hall came in fifth.

The women's London Marathon was won by German Irina Mikitenko, who became only the second German to win the London Marathon. Favorite Gete Wami of Ethiopia fell at an aid station at the 30km mark, the article says, and recovered to finish in third place.

You can get all the information about the 2008 London Marathon results, facts about the marathon, and details on how to apply for the 2009 London Marathon at the race's official Web site.

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