Elite athletes, incredible atmosphere, terrific fancy dress efforts and a mammoth amount raised for charity
The elite women’s race begins at Greenwich Park - Kenyan and British athletes were chasing selection for this year’s London Olympics.
Michel Roux, Nikki Sanderson, Amanda Mealing and Jenni Falconer line up with the other celebrity runners – all raring to go!
One of many Union Jack inspired costumes as the nation prepares for both the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Summer Olympics later this year.
Spectators find innovative ways to cheer on runners and find the best possible view at Canary Wharf.
The London Eye looms over dedicated runners who enjoyed bright spring sunshine throughout the morning.
A relieved runner, who raised funds for charity Clic Sargent, for children with cancer, finishes the race.
BBC TV newsreader and presenter Sophie Raworth, delighted with her medal. Sophie ran for St John Ambulance, which came to her aid when she overheated during the 2011 Virgin London Marathon.
Prince Harry presents the elite men and women with their winning medals and trophies with Virgin Money CEO Jayne-Anne Gadhia.
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