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The Runners' Stories

Read the stories behind some of the inspiring runners taking part in the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon below.

Celebrity Runners

The 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon will feature a host of famous faces – download the PDF below to find out more about the celebrities taking part.

Barbara's Revolutionaries

Barbara's Revolutionaries

Close friends of iconic actor and national treasure Dame Barbara Windsor are running the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon for the Dementia Revolution, a year-long campaign created by dementia charities Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK for the event’s Charity of the Year.

Andy Murray to start 2019 race

Andy Murray

British sporting icon Sir Andy Murray will be the official starter of the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon.

Eliud Kipchoge short film

Marathon world record holder and reigning Virgin Money London Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge gives a fascinating and unique insight into his training camp in Kenya in our short film Eliud.

The Virgin Money London Marathon App

The Official 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon App powered by TCS is available to download for iPhone and android now.

The app provides event week and Race Day information as well as letting you find and track participants during the race, locate points of interest on the route, and keep up with split times, leaderboard positions and results as the action unfolds.

Sustainability at the Virgin Money London Marathon

Virgin Money London Marathon sustainability infographic

A range of innovative initiatives will be trialled at the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon which aim to dramatically reduce LME’s environmental impact and set the standard for mass participation events. Click the infographic above to download, or read more about our commitment to becoming a world leader in sustainable mass participation sporting events.