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Virgin Money London Marathon

  • WhenApril 2018
  • WhereLondon
  • Fundraising target£2500
  • Distance26 miles

Make lifelong memories at a race that needs no introduction.

About the race 

Since 1981, the London Marathon has captured the imagination and hearts of runners everywhere, and secured its place as one of the world's top athletic events. You'll experience an atmosphere that is incomparable to anything you've felt before and see the capital in an entirely new way.

The route 

You'll set off from Greenwich and make your way past many of the great sights of London, through streets lined with roaring fans and supporters. The route takes you around and over the Thames and concludes in the Mall, where you will be given a heroes welcome by the thousands who turn up every year to cheer on the runners.

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