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On Saturday 27th April, 53,000 people, including one of our employees, ran in the TCS London Marathon 2024. This marathon is one of the 6 big ones among Boston, Chicago, New York, Berlin and Tokyo. It covers a distance of 42.2km and takes in iconic landmarks such as Cutty Sark, Tower Bridge, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace.

During the marathon, £67 million was raised for various charities.
This is a new world record for the largest single-day fundraising event.

Key points :

  • 2:16:16 – Peres Jepchirchir’s finish time for a new women’s marathon world record
  • 4:04:57 – Our contributor’s finish time – Well done to him !