The 2019 race
Applications for Championship entries into the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon will open on 12 November 2018.
Do I qualify?
If you're a member of an athletics club associated with British Athletics and you achieve(d) a championship-qualifying performance for a marathon (or half marathon) in 2017 or 2018, you are able to apply for a championship entry place in the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon.
You will need to have completed a marathon (or half marathon) in the same time, or faster than, the times listed below – these are the official championship qualifying performance times. Your qualifying time must be achieved after 1 January 2017:
|Men||Time (in hours)||Women||Time (in hours)|
|Full marathon||sub 2:45||Full marathon||sub 3:15|
|Half marathon||sub 1:15||Half marathon||sub 1:30|
Additionally, you must be registered with your National Governing Body (i.e. England Athletics, Scotland Athletics, Welsh Athletics, Athletics Northern Ireland) otherwise your application will be rejected. If you are unsure whether or not you are registered, please check with your NGB.
Please email email@example.com if you have any questions.