2020 Event Update: Cancelled

Due to health and safety precautions surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, The Virgin Money London Marathon 2020 has been officially cancelled. If you have any questions about an existing booking, please visit our FAQ page.

Keith Prowse Travel is proud to be one of the very few Official Travel Partners in Australia for the Virgin Money London Marathon.

Whether you’re a beginner, a professional athlete or someone looking for an opportunity to support charity in fun fancy dress, the London Marathon is an experience to be lived. Immerse yourself in the world’s largest one-day fundraising event with more than 40,000 people running through the alluring streets of London.

The 26.2-mile (42.2km) road course is set around a vast and impressive scenery, with runners passing along some of London’s most quintessential landmarks such as the Tower of London, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace.

Join running enthusiasts for an unforgettable bucket list experience.

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The Virgin Money London Marathon Course and Race Details

Virgin Money London Marathon Race Course

Course Map

The complete road course is 26.2-mile (42.2km) in length with its first half running just south of the Thames starting at Greenwich and Blackheath and finishing at the Buckingham Palace.

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Qualifying Times

As an official International Travel Partner of The Virgin Money London Marathon, our travel packages do not require runners to have a qualifying time for entry. You must however be at least 18 years old to be eligible to run.


Start Times

  • 08:55 – Elite Wheelchair Races
  • 09:00 – World Para Athletics Marathon World Cup ambulant races
  • 09:15 – The Elite Women’s Race
  • 10:00 – The Elite Men’s Race, British Athletics & England Athletics Marathon Championships and Mass Race



The three start areas (Blue Start, Red Start and Green Start) can be easily accessed by train with free tickets available for competitors. Simply Present your running number to a member of staff at the station in order to take advantage of this offer.


For more details regarding the marathon and runners specifics, head over the Official London Marathon 2019 website.

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