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Our London Marathon Spectator Guide Part 2 - Where to stand to see your runner?


If you missed part 1, read our 9 tips to make you be the best London Marathon Spectator! here

As promised here is part 2. Here, I go into more detail on locations. This is ideal for anyone who wants to see their runner as many times as possible, it’s suitable for anyone supporting any runners who are expecting to run 4 hours and above.

Aim to see your runner at the following miles: (5 or 6 times in total)

Mile 9

Mile 11

Mile 15

Mile 18

Optional - Before mile 22 or 23

Mile 25

On the image above, our logo identifies our recommended spectator points. Start on the lowest logo (on the image) and go anti-clockwise!

How to reach the locations ...

  • Take the tube to Canada Water, walk to mile 9 (Canada Street)

  • Walk to mile 11 (Brunel Road)

  • Take the tube from Canada Water to Canary Wharf, head to mile 15 (West Ferry Road)

  • Walk to mile 18 (North Colonnade)

OPTIONAL - This next stage is optional and so feel free to completely ignore it or pick either one

  • Take the DLR to Shadwell before mile 22 OR take the DLR to Tower Gateway before mile 23

  • Take the tube to the Embankment mile 25

Make sure you read the 9 tips to make you be the best London Marathon Spectator! to ensure that you have an awesome day!

This is a guide that's worked for me in the past but careful planning is crucial - don't just print this out and rely on it, more research is needed so you know exactly where you are going, especially when leaving tube stations.

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