Is Mo Farah running the London Marathon 2023? | The Sun

THE London Marathon will be taking place this weekend as thousands pound the streets for the 26.2m route.

And before the public race there is the elite race for the world's best runners too.

For the first time since 2019, the race will be run in April, with the 2020, 2021 and 2022 editions taking place in October.

Amos Kipruto and Yalemzerf Yehualaw took first place in the top level races last year.

While Kenenisa Bekele is the favourite to win the men's elite race this year.


Is Mo Farah running the London Marathon 2023?

Sir Mo Farah will be running the London Marathon 2023.

Farah, 40, expects 2023 to be his last competitive year of racing before retirement.

He said: "It has been an amazing career and, for me, to take part in London Marathon is a big deal.

"I have always said it would be nice to win it one day, but it takes a lot."

Farah last competed at the London Marathon in 2019, when he finished in fifth place.

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Injury prevented Mo from running last year.

His best London Marathon finish was third in 2018.

When is the London Marathon 2023?

  • This year's London Marathon will take place on Sunday, April 2023.
  • The event will get going from 9.30am BST.

How can I watch the London Marathon?

The London Marathon will be shown live on the BBC throughout the day.

  • BBC One: 8.30am-2.15pm
  • BBC Two: 2.15pm-3pm
  • BBC Online & iPlayer: 1pm-6pm
  • BBC Two: 6pm-7pm (highlights)

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