GFA London Marathon 2015


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10/06/2014 at 13:12

The VLMM website now says refer back for details of how to apply after 13th June!

Good luck everyone

10/06/2014 at 13:24
Thanks. I'll make sure all of my documents are in order.
11/06/2014 at 13:29

what documents do i need - is it just a certificate from previous race with time on? Do we have to pay now or when accepted? How does it all work?

11/06/2014 at 13:45

They will tell you what you need to send. Last year I had to pay once I had sent my proof of time

11/06/2014 at 14:37
Last year you needed certificate of your time or link to website results and then passport / driving licence to prove ID.

I use an app called cam scanner where you just photograph the documents and then it converts them into a PDF file which you can then email to your PC.

I think they have a check of the documents and then send you a link to confirm and pay. I think this was a week or so after sending off the results.

Was a pretty simple process from memory.
11/06/2014 at 14:47

Thanks for the app tip Millsy! I should have all the documents as applied last year but PC and scanner both out of use with decorators in. I seem to remember sending my passport and driving license pics last year plus link from results. 

11/06/2014 at 22:13
Strange question but anyone know how much it is to enter?
12/06/2014 at 13:57
Last year you needed proof of ID - so passport or driving licence (something with a photo and would have your DOB), plus proof of UK residence (e.g. utility bill or bank statement). Plus the proof of marathon time of course

Runningowl - something around ??35 or thereabouts I think.
13/06/2014 at 09:12

Website still saying return on the 13th June..........

13/06/2014 at 09:17

I know I keep referring back. I have GFA a few times and every year the entry procedure is different! I do hope it is not going to be more complicated!

13/06/2014 at 09:27

its going to be an F5 day today

13/06/2014 at 10:16

All Done - hopefully in now with my 2:57 at aged 40 - happy days

13/06/2014 at 10:29

All done??! When I go to the website it still says to check back on 13th June! 

Edit - tried again and now it has the link. That's weird.

Edited: 13/06/2014 at 10:31
cougie    pirate
13/06/2014 at 10:29
Er how do I prove I'm a UK resident ? Bank statements are all online now. Pah - will have to dig something out.
Edited: 13/06/2014 at 10:30
13/06/2014 at 10:34
cougie wrote (see)
Er how do I prove I'm a UK resident ? Bank statements are all online now. Pah - will have to dig something out.

New style 'photo' driving licenses have your address on (as well as photo ID and DOB)

cougie    pirate
13/06/2014 at 10:35
13/06/2014 at 10:35

i used passport - but driving license will do i think

13/06/2014 at 11:16
Done, I had better train for it properly this year.
13/06/2014 at 11:33

Woo! I've applied now as well.

The UK Residence proof tripped me up a bit, but I just took a photo of my last bank statement and wrote Copy across it in Photoshop. Fingers crossed that's enough for them...

13/06/2014 at 12:13

Applied .  Have had to use driver's licence for proof of age AND proof of residence and not sure they'll accept that.......

andyc209 wrote (see)

All Done - hopefully in now with my 2:57 at aged 40 - happy days

Brilliant time Andy!

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