10/04/2014 06:58 BST | Updated 10/04/2014 07:59 BST

London Marathon 2014: Michael Owen And Celebrities Gear Up (PICTURES)

Michael Owen was among the sportsmen, celebrities and TV personalities that gathered at the Tower of London ahead of Sunday's London Marathon.

Owen was joined by former England rugby union player Lewis Moody, Sky Sports News presenter Charlie Webster, soprano Laura Wright and model Amy Willerton.

More than 30,000 runners - including double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah - will run in the 26.2 mile race this weekend.

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Michael Owen will run the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday

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