Behind the Scenes: VLM Finish Line

Find out what happens when you cross the Virgin London Marathon finish line. We first published this interactive guide last year - but it's just as relevant in 2012. VLM FINISH LINE. Beyond the buzz of the London Marathon finish line lies a military operation. Here’s a peek behind the scenes...
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