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New Balance activation area during the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon

Training advice

Training for the Virgin Money London Marathon  

Our Training Plans give you a firm foundation as you work towards your Virgin Marathon London Marathon goal – but you’re likely to need an extra boost from time to time along the way.

Check out our training tips below for advice on how to get started and how to motivate yourself to get out there – yes, even when it’s cold, wet and windy! You can do it, with a little help from our experts...

More training information

    • Gear Guides

      From footwear to hats and everything in between – all you need to know about essential running kit

    • Nutrition and hydration

      Our Nutrition and hydration section is packed with articles about boosting your performance

    • Training Plans

      Our 16-week Training Plans will guide you right through to the Start Line

    • Gear Guides

      From footwear to hats and everything in between – all you need to know about essential running kit

    • Nutrition and hydration

      Our Nutrition and hydration section is packed with articles about boosting your performance

    • Training Plans

      Our 16-week Training Plans will guide you right through to the Start Line

    • Gear Guides

      From footwear to hats and everything in between – all you need to know about essential running kit

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The official Virgin Money London Marathon kit from our partner New Balance

Official Virgin Money London Marathon kit by New Balance

Check out the official Virgin Money London Marathon range of clothing and footwear from our partner New Balance – ideal for your training runs, or celebrating your marathon achievement with a stylish souvenir item to treasure for many years to come.