Event Info

Safety and security at the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

We want you to have a safe, secure and enjoyable experience at the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon – whether you’re running or spectating.

We work in close partnership with the police to ensure your safety and security and we have a range of measures to help keep you safe and secure. These include our extensively trained security personnel, bag searches, sniffer dogs and extensive CCTV across the entire route – as well as other measures that may not be visible.

Our stewards are there to help to keep you safe and, along with our CCTV control room, are always on the lookout for those who need assistance, so don’t be surprised if they pop up and say hello!

We do everything we can to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience. You can help us keep you safe and secure. If you see anything unusual, trust your instincts and report it immediately to a security office, police officer or steward.

For more information about security measures and policing plans put in place for the Virgin Money London Marathon, please visit the Met Police website.