With the current anticipated higher temperatures forecasted for Sunday 25th April (21 C), the Virgin London Marathon can confirm that ‘contingency water' will be added to the standard water available to all runners on the marathon route.

Click here to view medical advice given to all accepted runners, including a section on ‘DRINKING'.

750.000 bottles of Nestle Pure Life water will be distributed at the start, on the course and at the finish, plus contingency water.