How to Enter

Championship Entry

The 2017 race

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 2015 or 2016, you can apply for a championship entry place in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon.

Do I qualify?

You needed 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 have been achieved after 1 January 2015:

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

The system to apply will open in November 2016 – check back here for more details nearer the time.