HMS Richmond is a Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy. She was launched on 6 April 1993 by Lady Hill-Norton, wife of the late Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Hill-Norton, and was the last warship to be built by Swan Hunter Shipbuilders. She sailed from the builders on the River Tyne in November 1994. She is named for the Dukedom of Richmond.
The London Marathon (presently known through sponsorship as the Virgin Money London Marathon) is a long-distance running event held in London, United Kingdom, part of the World Marathon Majors. The event was first run on 29 March 1981 and has been held in the spring of every year since. Since 2010, the race has been sponsored by Virgin Money.
The most recent event was the 2017 London Marathon on 23 April 2017. The date of the next London Marathon has yet to be confirmed, however it is likely to be Sunday 22 April 2018.
Elite Race results
1st Daniel Wanjiru Kenya 02:05:48
2nd Kenenisa Bekele Ethiopia 02:05:57
3rd Bedan Karoki Kenya 02:07:41
1st Mary Keitany Kenya 02:17:01
2nd Tirunesh Dibaba Ethiopia 02:17:56
3rd Aselefech Mergia Ethiopia 02:23:08
Wheelchair races results
1st David Weir United Kingdom 01:31:06
2nd Marcel Hug Switzerland 01:31:07
3rd Kurt Fearnley Australia 01:31:07
1sr Manuela Schär Switzerland 01:39:57
2nd Amanda McGrory United States 01:44:34
3rd Susannah Scaroni United States 01:47:37