In Pictures: Runners settle for solo exercise after lockdown scuppers Marathon

Runners ventured out in small numbers on Sunday – a far cry from the thousands usually pounding the pavements for the London Marathon, which was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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A runner on Blackheath, in south London, which is the start of the course for the London Marathon (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 26, 2020
A runner passes the Cutty Sark in Greenwich – one of the landmarks on the course (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
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Outside the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
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People exercising in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, east London (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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Cyclists also made the most of their exercise allowance (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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Exercising in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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Meanwhile, critical care paramedic Sophie Birt and Dr Stuart Maitland-Knibb from Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance took part in a marathon around Coventry airport (Ben Birchall/PA)
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The paramedics were previously taking part in the London Marathon before it was postponed (Ben Birchall/PA)
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