Read the latest government guidelines on exercise and Covid-19 in your area.
 
 

Key dates for charities

Here are some key dates coming up over the next few months. While they are correct at the time of writing, all are subject to change – we will give you as much warning as possible of any changes.

 

March

  • Invoices for the virtual 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon were sent to all successful charities.

 

April

  • Charities received their consoles for the virtual 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon.
  • Invoices for the Children with Cancer UK Swim Serpentine Charity Ballot were sent to all successful charities.
  • Monday 26 April: The Vitality Big Half entry consoles reopened for the 2021 event.

 

May

 

  • Saturday 29 May to Sunday 6 June: the virtual Vitality London 10,000 took place during this summer half-term week. 

 

June

  • Wednesday 16 July: entry consoles for 2021 Children with Cancer UK Swim Serpentine were sent to all charities.
  • Saturday 26 June: Meet the Experts was live between 10:00 and 17:00 – you can watch all the talks on demand for free here.

 

July

  • The Children with Cancer UK Swim Serpentine charity toolkit will be available to help promote your charity’s places in the event.
  • Monday 5 July: your entry console for the 2021 Vitality London 10,000 a Hatfield Park closed at 16:00.
  • Friday 30 July: your entry console for The Vitality Big Half 2021 will close at 17:00 on this date. 

 

August

  • Friday 20 August: to help you fill your places, we have  extended our deadlines so your entry system for the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon will now close at 17:00 on Friday 20 August.
  • Friday 27 August: your entry console for 2021 Children with Cancer UK Swim Serpentine will close at 16:00 on this date.  

 

September

  • To help you fill your places, we have extended our deadlines, so your entry console for the virtual 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon will now close in September, the exact date is TBC.
  • 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon Final Instructions sent to participants this month, exact date TBC.
  • Wednesday 29 September: the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon Running Show opens for four days at Excel London.

 

October

 

Confirmed Event Dates

  • Saturday 15 May: The Reunion 5K
  • Saturday 29 May to Sunday 6 June: virtual Vitality London 10,000 event week
  • Saturday 26 June: Meet the Experts
  • Sunday 11 July: Vitality London 10,000 at Hatfield Park and Vitality Mile at Hatfield Park
  • Sunday 22 August: The Vitality Big Half
  • Saturday 18 September: Children with Cancer UK Swim Serpentine
  • Sunday 3 October: Virgin Money London Marathon
  • Sunday 3 October: virtual Virgin Money London Marathon

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