When can you enter the London Marathon?

The London Marathon 2023 and future editions are expected to return to April. The ballot for London Marathon 2022 entry was open from Sunday 3 October to Friday 9th October 2021….Good For Age entry for 2022.

80+ sub 5:30:00 sub 6:40:00

When can I apply for the London Marathon 2023?

GFA entry is open to UK residents only. The qualifying period for the 2023 TCS London Marathon began on 4 October 2021 and will end at 23:59 on 2 October 2022….Good For Age applications for the 2023 TCS London Marathon – Sunday 23 April 2023.

Age Men Women
65-69 sub 4:00:00 sub 5:00:00
70-74 sub 5:00:00 sub 6:00:00

Can a 12 year old run the London Marathon?

If you’re aged between 11 and 17, the Virgin Mini London Marathon is your chance to compete against the best new talent in British road running in the UK’s premier road race for young people.

When can I apply for the 2022 London Marathon?

2 October 2022
The 2022 TCS London Marathon ballot The ballot for the 2022 TCS London Marathon, which takes place on Sunday 2 October 2022, closed at 21:00 on Friday 8 October 2021. The results of the ballot were announced on Monday 14 March 2022.

Can you qualify for London Marathon?

Those who wish to qualify for the Championship Entry must complete a marathon or half marathon at an event on a certified course in a set time. Men must complete their qualifying marathon in under two hours and 40 minutes, while women must finish theirs in under three hours and 14 minutes.

How much does it cost to enter the London Marathon?

You don’t have to pay the entry fee (£49, or £47 for club-affiliated runners), but you can donate your entry fee if you don’t get a place in the race. Those who decide to be charitable get a second bite of the apple in the Lucky Bequest draw, which allocates another 2,000 places.

What are marathon good for age times?

To see average times for beginner, novice, advanced or elite runners, you can take a look here. With that being said, according to Running Level , a “good” marathon time across all sexes and ages is 3:48:20. Breaking it down by sex, 3:34:56 is a good marathon time for men, and 4:08:09 is a good marathon time for women.

Can a 12 year old run a 10k?

Tweens’ normal development changes allows them to adapt to longer training. This is an appropriate age group to safely participate in a 5K (3.10 miles). Training should be around three or four days a week. Younger teenagers can safely attempt 10Ks (6.2 miles) or a half marathon (13.1 miles).

Is London Marathon flat?

The London Marathon course is relatively flat and fast. It starts in Blackheath, heads east through Charlton and Woolwich for three miles, then turns west to pass through Greenwich and Deptford, looping around the Cutty Sark between six and seven miles.

How can I enter the London Marathon?

The London Marathon Ballot is drawn at random, just like the National Lottery, so everyone is in with the same chance. If you’d like to increase your chances of gaining a 2022 TCS London Marathon place, you can opt to donate your entry fee when you enter the UK Ballot.

Can you wear headphones in London Marathon?

Headphones are usually banned in races with running routes that cross roads, as a health and safety precaution. In the London Marathon, headphones aren’t banned – presumably because the race route is all sealed off and made safe for the participants.

Are you allowed to listen to music during a marathon?

Despite the official change, some race directors still advise against and even prohibit the use of headphones and personal music devices during marathons and other races. This is to make the event safer for everyone.