The cloud of volcanic ash that has turned Britain into a no-fly zone has forced athletes from as far afield as Kenya, Ethiopia, Japan and the United States into a race against the clock just to make it to the start-line.
Imagine a race that has booked the Olympic Champion, World Champion, and the 4th fastest all time? London has them all, if they can get there. Volcanic eruption threatens disruption for elite London Marathon field
MY COMMENT: Enough with these natural disasters! Fortunately, this one hasn't cost any lives.