Runners from the 2024 TCS London Marathon

Participant information

Here's everything you need to know

The mass and virtual edition will take place on Sunday 27 April.

1. Ballot results

Emails will be dropping in inboxes throughout Wednesday 26 June. So, if you're still waiting to receive yours, please be patient. Don’t forget to also check your junk/spam folder as it may have accidentally ended up there!
If you have not received an email, we recommend that you wait until Thursday 27 June to contact customer services.

If you have been successful, you have until 16:00 BST on Thursday 25 July to pay £69.99 and secure your place. Please remember: if you don’t pay by this deadline, you will lose your place, so don’t delay!

2. Unsuccessful in the ballot, but still want to run?

There are loads of charities with places who would love to have you on their team for the 2025 TCS London Marathon. You can find more info about charities that have places here.
We're also encouraging unsuccessful entrants to take on the Brighton Marathon, on Sunday 6 April 2025. You can enter here.

3. Pick your training plan

First of all, pick one of our Training Plans or download our Official Training App, Coopah.

The Vitality 10,000 on September 22 is the perfect training event. The 10K course guides you past some of London's most famous landmarks, including St Paul’s Cathedral and Big Ben. You can enter here.

4. Set up your fundraising page

You can sign up to Enthuse, the official TCS London Marathon fundraising platform, here.

If it's your first time fundraising, we have some tips from 2024 TCS London Marathon runners below:


5. Get kitted out

Kick-start your Marathon journey with New Balance’s new summer running range. If you're new to running, we also have expert advice from New Balance on pronation and picking the right shoe. Head here for more.

Explore the course

Our route takes in some of the most famous landmarks in the city – including Buckingham Palace, The Cutty Sark, Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf.