Baasit Siddiqui from Gogglebox is live streaming his London Marathon run on Facebook

You can actually run all 26.2 miles from your sofa


Ever wondered what it’s like to run the London Marathon? Well, now you can find out because thanks to Gogglebox’s Baasit Siddiqui you can run the whole thing from your sofa.


The avid TV watcher is running his second London Marathon, having completed the course in a time of 04:46:54 in 2016.

He’s streaming his efforts this year over on the BBC Sport Facebook page, and he’ll be stopping the stream every three miles to take some comments on board.


Enjoy – and keep an eye out for your friends and family!