TCS Mini London Marathon
TCS Mini London Marathon is the official British Athletics 2.6k road championship taking place over part of the full London marathon course in advance of the main race.
Every year, 36 young runners aged between 11-17 are selected to represent Kingston in the Championship Mini London Marathon.
All runners receive a Mini Marathon T Shirt which must be worn by all taking part in the race. Transport is provided from Kingston to London on the morning of the race (not return).
Apply to represent Kingston in the 'Championship' mini marathon
Runners need to be aged between 11 and 17 years old and either live, were born or go to school in Kingston upon Thames.
There are three age categories for the 2022 race:
- Under 13 – Born between 1 September 2009 and 26 August 2011
- Under 15 – Born between 1 September 2007 and 31 August 2009
- Under 17 – Born between 1 September 2005 and 31 August 2007
When registering you will need to input your best time from a completed UK 5K parkrun for U15 & U17 age groups or a Junior parkrun for those U13 runners.
You can enter a time from any UK Parkrun or UK Junior Parkrun, events usually take place every Saturday at 9am, or Sundays 9am for Junior Park run. Please complete any parkrun event between May 2022 and 12 September 2022 and include your best time in the registration form. For more information, see Parkrun.
After you've completed a parkrun, complete the Kingston Mini Marathon online application form before Monday 12 September 2022 with details of your time and run completed. Late entries will not be accepted.
The Sports Development Team will select the six fastest male and six female athletes in each category to represent Kingston on Saturday 1 October 2022. We will contact qualifying athletes by e-mail during the week following the entry deadline.
For the results and updates about Kingston's involvement in the Mini London Marathon follow Active Kingston on Facebook.