You will soon be able to run the London marathon course without actually going outside (Picture: LondonMarathonTV/YouTube)
Fancy running the London marathon, but don’t really like the outdoors? Good news! You can now run the course on a treadmill instead.
With the race notoriously difficult to actually get into – almost two million people have been rejected since the first London marathon in 1981 – this ‘interactive 3D experience’ offers a chance for runners across the globe to enjoy the world-famous course.
Footage filmed at the beginning of last year’s marathon has been used to create a virtual race, complete with cheering spectators, barriers and aid stations.
You can now pretend you’re running across Tower Bridge (Picture: PA)
Race director Hugh Brasher told Reuters: ‘It’s certainly the next-best thing to doing the race and turns what could be a dull treadmill run into a really exciting experience.’
A one mile ‘taster’…