The world's largest annual fundraising event will be celebrating it's 40th year in 2020 - secure your place today. Places available! Join 'Team Royal Parks' and help conserve Britain's loved green spaces.
The Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the world’s greatest marathons, accepting 42,500+ entries a year and broadcasted live on television in over 200 countries around the world. Undoubtedly one of the biggest events in the sporting calendar for any runner and not one to be missed.
The mass start for the London Marathon will begin at 10:10am from Greenwich.
Starting in Greenwich and banked with supporters throughout, follow the iconic route taking in the breath-taking landmarks of London and finishing down the beautiful Mall.
Please click here to view the London Marathon course map
Participants can use the Official Virgin Money London Marathon app to gain access to event day and race week information. Spectators can use it to find and track runners during the race, keep track of split times, view results and more - all via the mobile app.
London Marathon weekend doesn't just have to be about the run - bring the whole family along and take a ride on the London Eye, pop over to London Zoo in Regent's Park or go and watch a West End show!
“Running the London Marathon was possibly the most rewarding experience of my life... I think I could achieve anything!” - Jane Francis, Haywards Health
"That was my first ever marathon and it was the most amazing experience. Thank you for enabling me to do it and give my support to such a worthy charity. Thank you!” - Emily, London
The 2020 London Marathon has received a world record 457,861 ballot entries. With only around 17,500 of these ballot entrants running on the day, the only way to guarantee yourself a place in the London Marathon is to obtain a charity place.
Not only would you have the added reward of raising funds for those less fortunate than yourself, running for charity is the best way to secure yourself a place in this oversubscribed favourite.
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Every year millions of tourists and Londoners visit the eight Royal Parks free of charge - giving opportunity for exploration, enjoyment and healthy living in the heart of the city.
Walks, picnics, sport, entertainment, education and community projects take place throughout the year in the 5000 acres of parkland.
The parks offer fascinating insight into London's heritage, history and architecture with hundreds of buildings, statues and memorials to be admired.
We manage these spaces and almost everything in them. We conserve the parks to ensure future generations can enjoy them too.
Registered no: 10016100.