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Roadrunning: London Marathon receives world record applications for 2025

# Roadrunning: London Marathon organisers have received 840-thousand-318 applications for the 2025 race. This breaks the world record of 578-thousand-374 set in last year’s public ballot. More than 53-thousand runners completed the 44th edition of the marathon last week, a record for the event. Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir set a women-only world record. There were an estimated 17-thousand ballot spaces available for this year’s race. The 2025 London Marathon is scheduled for 27 April.