13/04/2014 07:39 BST | Updated 13/04/2014 07:59 BST

London Marathon: The Twelve Types Of People Watching The Race

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British Olympic double gold medallist Mo Farah (C) competes in the 2014 London Marathon as it passes through Blackheath in southeast London on April 13, 2014. Near-ideal sunny and clear conditions greeted the first runners to start the London Marathon with fans hoping for a fast pace by British favourite Mo Farah in his debut over the distance. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

As the London Marathon kicks off across the capital, we here at Huffington Post examined the different types of avid viewer, from the comfort of our office sofa.

The hungry:

The hungover:

The adventurous lover:

The pseudo-sympathist:

The engineers:

The international supporter getting into the spirit of things:

The forgetful:

The procrastinator:

The philosopher:

The passively guilty, but y'know seriously not bothered:

The plain weird:

The tenuous: