Queen to start London Marathon (remotely from Windsor)
The Queen will set Sir Mo Farah on his way when he and 40,000 runners take part in next month’s London Marathon.
It is only the third time in the race’s history that royalty has acted as the official starter for the event, which launched in 1981 — and the first time the Queen has done so.
She will step onto a special podium in front of the Round Tower at Windsor Castle to push the start button for the runners on Sunday 22 April at 10am. Full Story