Virgin Money Giving - Mini London Marathon
The Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon is the official British Athletics three mile road championship taking place over the final part of the full marathon course in advance of the main race. It's for young athletes aged between 11 and 17 and this year takes place on Sunday 22 April 2018.
Every year, 36 young runners are selected to represent Kingston in the Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon. If you are between 11 and 17 years old and were born, live or go to school in Kingston, you can apply to be one of the lucky 36.
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 mini marathon
Before you apply, you have to complete a 5k parkrun.
There are four parkruns in or around the borough:
- Hawker Centre (tow path adjacent to)
- Bushy Park
- Old Deer Park
- Richmond Park
Parkrun events take place every Saturday at 9am. You may complete any parkrun event between 9 December 2017 and 24 March 2018 to qualify. For more information about how to register, see Parkrun.
After you've completed a parkrun, complete the Kingston Mini Marathon online application form before 26 March 2018 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 Sunday 22 April 2018. We will contact qualifying athletes by e-mail during the week of 26 March 2018.
For the results and updates about Kingston's involvement in the Mini London Marathon follow Active Kingston on Facebook.