London Marathon Good For Age

is it or not???

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02/07/2013 at 13:21

I called this morning and they said they haven't got as many people as they need to go through all the applications...   They confirmed they've received mine so just need to wait for the email now. 

02/07/2013 at 15:45

Mine also says "Championship Entry" on my comfirmation email, everything prior to that says "Good for age entry".  

02/07/2013 at 16:39

Got the email now to apply, mine also said championship entry. 

02/07/2013 at 17:30

I applied laser Tuesday too and still nothing. Guess i'll give them a couple more days but getting twitchy too! Closing 8th July is a fairly short window.

You would think/hope that if they needed further info like for you madmillie they would email/ call. That would be far too sensible though....

02/07/2013 at 17:31

Last Tuesday even........

02/07/2013 at 18:44

I got the email to apply within a couple of hours so it may be worth giving them a call.

02/07/2013 at 22:51

Nothing yet. Applied last Tuesday. I do not recall entering birth date in American format - surely I can't be the only one who missed that. I meet the age requirement regardless. Used a drivers' licence for proof of address because that is the only official proof I have. e-bills make these things such a pain in the neck! 

cougie    pirate
02/07/2013 at 22:54
If you were born after the 12th day of the month - you'd notice that it was the American system.
03/07/2013 at 08:19

Does anyone have the no. to call handy? 

03/07/2013 at 09:24

0207 902 0200

Let us know how you get on please.

03/07/2013 at 10:10

I just got my confirmation through (applied last Friday).

The good news is it now says "Good for Age" application, not Championship.

The bad news is the date of the event is stated as 21st April 2014.  Which is a Monday

Who exactly do they employ to do this stuff??!!

Cheerful Dave    pirate
03/07/2013 at 10:15

Maybe that's your estimated finish? 

03/07/2013 at 11:07

In which case "Good For Age" might be stretching it a bit

03/07/2013 at 12:19

That's why I questioned the race date, it looks like they've just copied and pasted the email text without changing the date or something.

03/07/2013 at 12:34

Applied last Thursday, not heard yet

03/07/2013 at 15:12

I applied last Weds soon after they opened and have just received the emailed confirmation.  I'm now in. 

I'm pretty sure the date is the 13th.

At £32, has it gone up?  I thought it was £28 last year.  Nonetheless a long way to go to reach Brighton's cost and a long long long way to go to regulate the demand...

03/07/2013 at 15:24

 I paid £35. ...because I'm not in a club?

Edited: 03/07/2013 at 15:26
03/07/2013 at 16:28

My acceptance email says championship entry. Does everyone's say that? 

03/07/2013 at 16:32

Still waiting

03/07/2013 at 16:59
I think it's going to be busy at the championship start this year.
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