London Marathon 2020 – Live TV Coverage on the BBC

HomeSports CoverageLondon Marathon 2020 – Live TV Coverage on the BBC
london-marathon-2020

The BBC will today broadcast live coverage of the 40th London Marathon.

Coverage gets underway at 7am on BBC Two, where the women’s elite race is the first to get under way, then switches to BBC One at 10am as the elite men’s race gets underway.

The field includes world record holder and defending champion Eliud Kipchoge.

British four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah is the pacemaker for this year’s men’s race, which will take place in a bio-secure closed course that will consist of 1.5 mile laps, taking in the iconic sights of The Mall, Horse Guards Parade and Buckingham Palace.

The event takes place in very different circumstances this year, as the leading racers in the world will battle it out for the titles, while around 45,000 runners will take part in the ?virtual’ London Marathon.

Unlike previous London Marathons, athletes will cover 19 laps of St. James’s Park, then move to the Mall for the traditional finish.

Coverage will be fronted by Gabby Logan with commentary by Steve Cram and Andrew Cotter.

Highlights will be shown on BBC Two from 11.35pm on Sunday night.

Posted on Sunday 4 October 2020
Great North Run 2018

The BBC will broadcast live coverage of the Great North Run in Newcastle this Sunday. This will be the 40th edition of the famous half marathon and will take place on a redesigned route, starting and ending in Newcastle. This… Read more

Sky Sports Promo 2013 - Andy Murray US Open Tennis (18)

British teenager Emma Raducanu’s history-making US Open final against Leylah Fernandez will take place this Saturday. The match, which is due to start at 9.00pm, will be live on Channel 4. 18-year-old Raducanu extended her dream run in New York… Read more

sky-sports-solheim-cup-2011-34477

The 2021 Solheim Cup takes place this weekend – September 4-6 – at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. The tournament is a biennial team competition between the top women professional golfers from Europe and the United States. It is… Read more