Virgin Money London Marathon

“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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Meet the elite wheelchair athletes

Before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Price Harry press the starter button at 10am on Sunday 23 April, a great number of people will have already started their London Marathon. The World Para Athletics World Cup (T11/12, T13 and T45/46) set off at 9am but even earlier are the London Marathon Elite Wheelchair Races featuring some of the …

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Friday fun at the Expo #FundraisingLounge

Thousands of people have poured into London ExCeL and through the Virgin Money Fundraising Lounge today in preparation for this year’s London Marathon. As always, the first runner of the day that enters the Fundraising Lounge receives a special Virgin Money group hug. Countless people have been boosting their fundraising by having a go on the Air Hockey and Foosball …

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40,000 reasons to run

On Sunday 23 April 2017 around 40,000 runners will begin running the London Marathon. As huge a number as that is, it isn’t just a number. They are 40,000 individual people with 40,000 unique stories and 40,000 personal reasons to run. Today at London Marathon HQ, we met nine unique people – eight of whom are running the marathon and who shared …

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