Hall of Fame
How to Enter
On the Route
Race Day Instructions
"When great minds come together, great things happen."
Final Instructions have been published.
Download the official London Marathon App for
iPhone to track your runner.
New for 2019:
Less water stations - still more than enough: 13.
5 Lucozade stations partly with compostable cups and edible
3 Lucozade gel startions (mile 13.5/18/22).
World record holder and running philosopher Eliud Kipchoge will return to
London to defend his title and take his 4th victory on the Mall.
2018 Runners-up Tola Kitata and Mo Farah will challenge him once
again. Beside Kipchoge there will be 7 runners with PBs of sub
2:05 lining up.
Men's elite field
The women's field is headed by defending champion Vivian
Cheruiyot who will be challenged by the world's best female
marathon runner Mary Keitany. Overall there are 7 ladies
presenting a sub 2:20 PB!
Women's elite field
A world record of 414,168 runners applied for the 39th
London-Marathon that will take place on Sunday, 28th April 2019!
16% of applicants come from overseas, 44% are female and 55%
hope to run their very first marathon.
56,398 applicants have been accepted - more than ever before.
Ballot 2020 will likely be open for registration
from 6th to 10th May 19. 2020 race day is 26 April.
The ballot 2020 will likely be open
06 to 10 May 2019.
Race date 2020 is
26 April 20.
More options to enter
Virgin London Marathon
helpline:+44 20 7902 0200
mo-fr 9am to 5pm local time
Virgin London Mini
Marathon Pace Runners
Runners' World UK Forum