The British spaceman, running the race for the second time, can see the roads pass under his feet in present time thanks to an app.
British astronaut #TimPeake was within thousands of people running the London Marathon today – but he was making it from hundreds of miles above Earth.
Mr. Peake finished the 26.2-mile route while banded to a treadmill at the International Space Station while thousands of other adversaries pound the streets of the capital.
The 44-year-old, who could see the ways underneath his feet in real time thanks to an iPad app, registered a good luck message for his fellow runners.
It was shown on a big screen with a 10-second countdown beginning to the start of the race.
He has previous experience, having driven the course in three hours, 18 minutes and 50 seconds in 1999.
The 36th London Marathon marked more than 39,000 people designated places, and the one millionth competitor in the race’s story was due to cross the finish line.
Other runners combined Game of Thrones actress Natalie Dormer, fighting for the NSPCC, Top Gear owner Chris Evans for Children in Need, and Olympic athlete Dame Kelly Holmes proposing to raise money for some charities.
The spaceman terminated in three hours and 35 minutes, this time, just minutes back Dame Kelly’s time of three hours and 11 minutes.
Dame Kelly, who had brushed her nail purple, as well as red, white and blue in celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday, said: “At nine miles I had Purple Rain on, I loved it. I felt so good, and the group was brilliant.
“That came on, and I had a tiny bit of a smile because I had my nails painted for him as well.”
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge successfully maintained his 2015 title in the elite men’s race, finishing in a record time, while fellow Kenyan Jemima Sumgong obtained the best women’s race.
Ms. Sumgong won despite crashing her head on the tarmac when she fell just five miles from the finish line.
In the men’s wheelchair race, six-time champion David Weir only succeeded third, losing out to Swiss Marcel Hug, while the women’s competition won by Tatyana McFadden, 27, of the USA.
Earlier in the week, the storm had been anticipated, but runners ended up running through a mix of cold and dry situations and light rain.
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