About London Marathon Events
London Marathon Events (LME) organises a series of mass participation events that inspire more than 200,000 participants every year. Its portfolio of world-class events includes the world’s biggest marathon and the world’s greatest festival of cycling.
The mass participation events are:
- TCS London Marathon
- TCS Mini London Marathon
- TCS Mini London Marathon in schools
- Ford RideLondon
- Swim Serpentine
- The Big Half, The Big Mile and New Balance Big Relay
- Vitality London 10,000
- Vitality Westminster Mile
- Standard Chartered Great City Race
- Brighton Marathon Weekend
The TCS London Marathon is the world’s biggest annual one-day fundraising event and has now raised more than £1.1 billion for thousands of charities.
Every year, LME gifts its trading surplus to the London Marathon Foundation. Both organisations share a vision of Inspiring Activity and a mission to inspire and enable people to become and remain physically active across all ages, demographics and abilities.
Since 1981, the London Marathon Foundation has made grants totalling in excess of £98.3 million to more than 1,500 projects in London and across the UK that help people to become, and remain, active.