News & Media

Media Resources

Welcome to the Virgin Money London Marathon Media Resources page. 

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2015 start lists

Up-to-date start lists for the elite and IPC Athletics Marathon World Championships races are available to view below:

For definitions of the IPC classifications, please visit this page.

Find out about the celebrities running this year and read more about the inspiring and moving stories of mass runners raising money for charity in our human interest stories. Five MPs are taking time out from the General Election race to run on 26 April. Find out more. Click the links below to download a PDF document.

2015 race week Info

The schedule of press conferences during race week is available to view here.

Elite runners and celebrities will be appearing at the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo at ExCeL. Find out what’s happening when here.

History of the London Marathon

The first London Marathon took place in 1981. Find out about how the race has developed over the years. There have been 35 London Marathons to date. Search the results and reports from previous races and look at the London Marathon Roll of Honour with a comprehensive list of winners from every edition of the race.