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What date is the London Marathon 2021?

Thank you for your interest in the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 3 October.

How much is the entry fee for the Virgin Money London Marathon?

If you’ve entered the international ballot, you will receive your ballot result via email during the week commencing Monday 8 February. We wish you the very best of luck! If you are successful in the international ballot, the entry fee for the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon is £125.

What is the prize money for the London Marathon 2020?

Modified Prize Purse for 2020

In total, the race dished out $313,000 in winnings. Another $850,000 was up for grabs for time bonuses. The reason officials stated is financial restraints brought on by the pandemic. The race did also announce that it created a separate prize pool for the best performing British athletes.

Will London Marathon 2021 happen?

The 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon and virtual marathon will take place on Sunday, October 3. Usually, the marathon takes place in April, but it has been pushed back to give it the best chance possible of going ahead as planned.

What are the chances of getting into the London Marathon?

Most people apply to get in through the ballot. Every year a new record number apply, with 457,861 entering the ballot for the 2020 London Marathon. The ballot is completely random, and around 17,000 people get in, so give it a go and don’t just assume you won’t be chosen.

Can you do a marathon without training?

“Prepare for a long and painful recovery if you didn’t train properly,” Fierras says. “Running a marathon without training can send you to the hospital and cause muscle strains, stress fractures, and long-term joint damage.”

How long is a full marathon?

Across the board, most people finish a marathon in 4 to 5 hours, with an average mile time of 9 to 11.5 minutes. A finishing time that’s under 4 hours is a real accomplishment for everyone other than elite runners, who can finish in around 2 hours.

How long does it take to train for a marathon?

Most marathon training plans range from 12 to 20 weeks. Beginning marathoners should aim to build their weekly mileage up to 50 miles over the four months leading up to race day. Three-to-five runs per week is sufficient.

Can you walk the London Marathon?

Can you walk the London Marathon? Of course you can – it will take you a verrrrrrry long time though, which leads us onto the next question.

Do you win money for marathons?

The fastest overall man and woman each win $150,000. Second place for each category gets $75,000, and third takes home $40,000. The rest of the top 15 win prize money as follows: Fourth: $25,000.

Is the London Marathon flat?

“It is a fast course, it is fairly flat and it does lend itself to people at the front of the course running fast times,” Strava’s Mills says.

What is the time limit for the London Marathon?

Does the London Marathon have a time limit? Yes it is 8 hours. This is because that is the limit of the road closures that are in place for race day. So the cut-off point is 17:30 (5:30 pm).

Can I enter the virtual London Marathon?

Does entering the virtual 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon give me priority entry into the 2022 London Marathon? No. The virtual 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon is a stand-alone event and has no bearing on your applications to take part in our other events.

What age can you run a marathon?

Most marathons have a minimum age requirement. The minimum is typically between 16 and 18-years-old and may require parent consent. Smaller races might have younger age requirements, so be sure to check before committing to the race.

Can I defer my London Marathon place?

If you do gain a place and then are unable to take part on Sunday October 3 next year, you may be able to defer your place to a later London Marathon. Further information on withdrawing from the 2021 event and the deferral process will be available here by the end of July.

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