Winning the London Marathon…by 10 seconds! Moment Man takes off at the start of the 26-mile driving race – before the pros quickly overtake him
The man who ran the London Marathon for just 10 seconds has been hailed as a “legend” on social media.
Said to be one of the biggest marathoners in years, the man seized the opportunity to undercut his fellow runners and dash to the front for a brief moment of glory.
The unknown man managed to hold the lead for 10 seconds before he was overtaken by the others.
However, he is now a social media star, even though his impressive stature is coming to an early end.
Said to be one of the biggest marathoners in years, the man seized the opportunity to undercut his fellow runners and push to the front
And it certainly didn’t go unnoticed, as people took to social media to highlight the man’s success.
One user wrote: “Someone at the start of the London Marathon running past elite athletes to lead their moment in the race, thrilling the crowd once for a full 10 seconds there was a #LondonMarathon.”
While another penned: “Lol some d*** in the London Marathon sprint at the start to get a few seconds lead.
“Yes son, er, he ran the London Marathon again that day.”
The man managed to get to the front of the marathon for 10 seconds, before falling behind the other runners
More than 58,000 people put in their names this year – the oldest was 90-year-old David Bexley and the youngest, who turned 18 yesterday, was Lana Dales
Today marks the 43rd race since the marathon began in 1981, and is the first time runners can register as non-binary.
The runners started their 26.2 mile journey in Blackheath – the runners He will be able to catch a glimpse of the Embankment and the London Eye along the way.
The unknown man did not go unnoticed, as people took to Twitter to comment on his achievement
Participants finish the marathon in front of Buckingham Palace. Kenya’s Kelvin Kiptum wins the TCS London Marathon after running the second-fastest marathon in history.
A former police officer even challenged himself to run the London Marathon backwards to raise money for Ukraine.