• Getting ready: Runners prepare for the 2013 London Marathon
  • Silent tribute: The victims of the Boston Marathon bombings are remembered
  • Royal approval: Prince Harry looks on at the finish line prior to the race
  • All smiles: Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss poses for photographs ahead of his run
  • Long way to go: Competitors set off
  • Iconic image: Participants go past the London Eye
  • Famous singer: Katherine Jenkins takes part
  • Mo Farah: The British Olympic double gold medallist runs just under half of the men's race
  • Women's winner: Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya crosses the finish line
  • Well done: Jeptoo (c) poses with second placed Edna Kipalgat (l) of Kenya and third placed Yukiko Akaba (r) of Japan
  • Winning joy: Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia wins the men's race...
  • ...and celebrates his victory
  • Top run: Susan Partridge was the first British runner to cross the finish line in the women's race, finishing ninth
  • Great effort: Tatyana McFadden of USA wins the women's wheelchair race
  • Proud moment: Kurt Fearnley of Australia receives his trophy from Prince Harry after winning the men's wheelchair race
  • Marathon pain: A runner grimaces as he crosses the finish line
  • Helping hand: A runner is helped across the finish line by medical staff
  • Good fun: A competitor dressed as a turtle in action
  • Fun run: A competitor dressed as the FA Cup
  • Camel on: Among those taking part in fancy dress is a camel

London Marathon pictures

Getting ready: Runners prepare for the 2013 London Marathon