Virgin Money London Marathon

“I could never run that far” – a runner’s London Marathon story

Whether you are on the sidelines in London cheering on the runners, watching on television or running the Virgin Money London Marathon itself, the reasons people choose to take on the 26.2 miles stay with you long after the event itself. Samantha Lines shares her memories from last years London Marathon. Samantha’s Story The best part about the whole marathon …

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We are looking for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon Charity of the Year

London Marathon Lady

2020 will be the 40th year of  the London Marathon and our 10th year working with this remarkable race. To mark these anniversaries, we want to honour the original aims of the event by bringing sport to the forefront of the celebration. The event founders, the late Chris Brasher and John Disley, both believed in sport’s capacity to inspire people to …

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“The best part of the London Marathon is crossing the starting line”

The Virgin Money London Marathon is made up of tens of thousands of people, each with their own story and motivation for taking on this challenge. One of the people who took on the journey at the 2017 event was Michael Nollet. We asked him to share his story with us. Michael’s story “Funnily enough, the best part of my …

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Win a VIP upgrade at the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

Win a Marathon VIP upgrade

Can’t wait to run the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon? Why not make your marathon experience even more unforgettable? Win a VIP upgrade Start your marathon in style and stay in The Tower Hotel, London Marathon’s HQ, the night before where you can rub shoulders with the elite runners. Plus you’ll get VIP travel from your hotel straight to the Green Start – …

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The winners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

The winners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

The final Virgin Money London Marathon press conference today saw this years winners join Hugh Brasher (Race Director) on stage to talk about yesterdays event. Hugh started the conference by saying; This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon was the greatest marathon ever with nearly forty thousand participants. It’s not just the athletes that made the event but also the supporters, …

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The spirit of the Virgin Money London Marathon

The spirit of the Virgin Money London Marathon

Matthew Rees and David Wyeth are experiencing a bit of a media frenzy today after yesterday’s London Marathon. By now, many of us have seen what happened as David hit the Mall for the final stretch of yesterday’s event but as yet he is still not sure what went wrong. I was well prepared, it may have been dehydration but I’m …

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A massive thank you from Virgin Money

A massive thank you from Virgin Money

The last four days at the Expo have been outstanding. The Virgin Money team want to thank all the volunteers, charities, staff, runners and their supporters for all the energy and love they have shown, it’s been fantastic. Here are some of our favourite moments from the past four days.

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