The London Marathon 2011 on Sunday April 17 saw records broken as Kenyans Emmanuel Mutai and Mary Keitany smashed the race becoming this year’s winners.

Mutai completed the 26-mile 385-yard course in the record time of two hours 4:38 minutes.

The fun-runners were out in force, many of them battling through the marathon for charity.

Celebrity runners included Agyness Deyn, David Gandy, Will Young, Jack Tweed and Ellen Rivas.

London Marathon 2011 in pictures

Women's winner LOndon marathon 2011
London Marathon 2011 women’s winner Mary Keitany of Kenya crosses the finish line.

Marathon men's winner
Kenya’s Emmanuel Mutai crosses the finish line to win the Men’s Elite
section of the London Marathon.

London Marathon start
And they’re off! Runners depart from Blackheath at the start of the 2011 London Marathon.

Tower Bridge marathon
Marathon runners stream across London’s Tower Bridge.

A wheel chair competitor in the London Marathon 2011.
A wheelchair competitor in the London Marathon 2011.

Marathon fun run
A fun runner looks chirpy as he completes the race in a flouro tutu.

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The weather was great and attracted big crowds to cheers on the runners.

A naked runner in the London Marathon.
A (nearly) naked runner celebrates completing the London Marathon.

Costumed runners in the London Marathon.
Costumed runners cool down after completing the London Marathon.

Virgin Marathon
A poignant moment at the London Marathon 2011.

Model Agynes Deyn competed the London Marathon
Model Agyness Deyn looks triumphant (and frighteningly unruffled) after finishing the London Marathon.

David Gandy London marathon
Ditto model David Gandy. Has he really just run a marathon?

Richard Branson at the London Marathon
Sir Richard Branson poses for a photograph with a choir in Canary Wharf during the 2011 London Marathon, sponsored by Virgin.

London Marathon 2011
Runners heading home after Sunday’s marathon.

If you want to get involved in the London Marathon 2012, go to for entry details.

The ballot for places in Virgin London Marathon 2012 opens on April 26. More places will be available if you’re running for charity.