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Miles of smiles at the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo

If you haven’t been to the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo this year check out these photo’s that will convey the love and energy that we have seen over the last four days. We have been truly moved by the thousands of people we have had the chance to meet. More people grabbing a photo at the entrance to the …

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Meet our resident MC at the Virgin Money Giving Challenge Zone

If you have been out to the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo at the London Excel Centre and have visited the Virgin Money Giving Challenge Zone you will have heard, seen, chatted with and maybe even danced with “Mike on the Mic”. So who is the man behind the microphone? The man behind the moves? He is Mike Beckingham, 35, …

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Virgin Money Giving Smiles at Marathon Expo

The sun is shining outside and inside the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo it’s just as sunny. Thousands of people have passed through the doors today and the atmosphere has been electric. Here’s a few snaps to help you soak up the atmosphere. So many people area taking on a #MarathonChallenge in our Challenge Zone… This game was epic! The …

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Virgin Money London Marathon Expo

Over the next few days, thousands of people will pass through the doors of the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon Expo as runners from all over the world register to run in Sunday’s big event. Remember it’s not just for the runners, Expo has something to offer everyone so head on over to the international exhibition and conference centre in …

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The Spirit of London Awards

The spirit of the Virgin Money London Marathon

This Sunday the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon will take place celebrating the unique spirit of what is considered the world’s greatest marathon. The marathon shines a light on the unique stories of its runners, champions, volunteers and supporters through its Spirit of London campaign. Last year people from all over the world witnessed Swansea Harrier Matthew Rees helping David …

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Win £100 for charity by guessing the well known London Marathoners

Continuing our eight weeks of #marathonchallenge – this week we’re asking you to guess the well known London Marathon runner from the clues provided. Get your quiz head on and check our our cryptic image clues for your chance to win. Keep an eye on our twitter and Facebook pages for your chance to win £100 for your chosen charity …

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Her Majesty The Queen to start to the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

We are honoured to announce that Her Majesty The Queen will push the start button on the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon. At 10:00am on 22 April, The Queen will step onto a special podium situated in front of the Round Tower at Windsor Castle and push the button which signals the start to this historic race. Live coverage of the …

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Unique Places to watch the London Marathon

Every year thousands of people line the streets to watch the Virgin Money London Marathon. It’s a great experience – but with these insider tips, it’ll be even more special for spectators. With a rush of adrenaline The Thames Rush tour Spectators who want to get their own pulse racing on marathon day should book a seat on the Thames …

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Amazing places you’ll pass running the London Marathon

London Marathon runners crossing Tower Bridge

Alex Werner, head of history collections at the Museum of London, reveals seven slices of history this year’s runners will pass. The Royal Dockyard, Woolwich Church Street Just four miles in and you’ll pass some rather unusual sculptural reliefs of an anchor on its side with a rope wrapped around it on these stone gate piers. You’d be right to …

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Win £100 for charity by naming the London Marathon location

Continuing our eight weeks of #marathonchallenge – this week we’re setting three cryptic picture clues which point to a different location on the London Marathon course. Keep an eye on our twitter and Facebook pages for your chance to win £100 for your chosen charity simply by telling us the three locations depicted in the clues. And don’t forget to …

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