- Closed roads
- Finisher’s medal
- Finisher’s t-shirt
- 40000 participants
From the organizerOrganizer's website
The Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the six World Marathon Majors and the undisputed king of the UK race calendar.
The famous route takes athletes past London's historic sites, and crowds that have to be seen to be believed. In 2016 runners raised more that 59 million for charity, breaking the record for an annual single-day charity fundraising event for the 10th year in a row. The event has raised over 1bn for charity since 1981 and completing it is a lifetime ambition for every runner.
Distances in this event
- Run 26.2mi
Sun 26th Apr 2020
Where could you finish?
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Questions & answers
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- Do I need to have run a marathon before running the London marathon?Hello, just to let you know that you do not need to have a run a marathon to enter this one, for many people the London Marathon is peoples first one and is widely regard as the best one to do for first timers. All the best!
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