This fake high-fiving kid is the cheekiest London Marathon supporter
Today is the London Marathon, and all day there have been effusive expressions of support and admiration for the hardy souls taking part.
People are amazing #LondonMarathon
— Kate Bottley (@revkatebottley) April 24, 2016
— OliNewton (@olinewton) April 24, 2016
One young observer, however, decided to have some fun with the runners. As you can see in Sam Swann's video below, he offered his hand for a high five, but then left the Marathoners hanging when they reached over to touch hands.
— Sam Swann (@SamGSwann) April 24, 2016
It's fairly typical young lad behaviour that has inspired two basic responses:
— Milney (@aaronmilne) April 24, 2016
Meanwhile, Jemima Sumgong won the women's race, after recovering from a tumble earlier in the race...
— Virgin Money London Marathon (@LondonMarathon) April 24, 2016
...while Eliud Kipchoge retained the men's marathon title.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) April 24, 2016
Elsewhere - really elsewhere - astronaut Tim Peake ran the marathon IN SPACE.
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) April 24, 2016
To all you took part today, fair play. Go and pamper yourself immediately.
— Runner's World UK (@runnersworlduk) April 24, 2016