News & Media

Media Resources

Welcome to the Virgin Money London Marathon Media Resources page.

For more information, please contact the Press Office at media@londonmarathonevents.co.uk.

Read the latest stories from our news team on Latest News.

Media Accreditation

The online application system for media wishing to apply for accreditation for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon is now open. Please click here to apply.

The closing date for media accreditation applications is midnight on Friday 7 April 2017.

2017 Elite Fields

The 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon elite fields for the men's and women's races, and the World Para Athletics Marathon World Cup, are available to view here.

The Runners' Stories

Read more about some of the inspiring runners in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon.

Celebrity Runners

Find out which famous faces will be taking part in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon.

2016 Virgin Money London Marathon Race Reports

Race Results

Race results from the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon can be found here.

2016 Media Guide

If you would like to check out the 2016 Media Guide, click on the PDF links below.

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 36 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.