Meet the Experts Day
Saturday 1st February 2014
Please note this payment system is for non-Golden/Silver Bond runners only. Attendance at the Meet The Experts day is free to Golden/Silver Bond runners, who will be sent a separate link and information to register for their places at this event.
The Virgin Money London Marathon "Meet the Experts" day for runners will be held at the Institute of Education - part of the University of London in Bloomsbury - on Saturday 1st February 2014. Speakers include Hugh Brasher, Race Director of the Virgin Money London Marathon; Andy Dixon, Editor of Runner's World magazine; Sam Murphy, leading coach and sports scientist; Lisa Thompson, Course Director of the Virgin Money London Marathon; and Liz (2006 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist) and Martin (sports writer and UKA level endurance coach) Yelling with great training advice.
This "Meet the Experts" day has proved to be invaluable to runners of all abilities, especially to those attempting their first marathon. Expert speakers discuss training, diet, injury prevention, raising money, pacers groups, clothing and footwear, as well as what to expect on Race Day. Afterwards they will be available to answer your individual questions. The cost for the day is £20, and is allocated on a "first come, first served" basis so you will need to register your place early. Please register below.
adidas will be selling the official Virgin Money London Marathon clothing, so you can look the part in training and on race day. Finding the best trainers is all about fit. adidas specialists will be available all day Saturday with their foot scanners to advise you on the best running shoes for your style. Plus there will be amazing special offers you won't find anywhere else, so be prepared to shop!
Buxton Water will be available during the day. A member of the Lucozade Sport Performance Team will be on hand to provide nutrition and hydration advice for your race training.
You will receive a confirmation email. Timetables, maps and other information will be emailed to you in January.
If you have any questions, please contact us on 020 7902 0200.