- Distance26.2 miles
point to point
- Water stations
- Traffic free
- Wheelchair accessible
- Distance MarkersEvery mile and every 5km
- Postal closing date20th Oct 2009
- Size of field35000
- Entrants last year35000
- Event website
- Event AffiliationUK Athletics
Entries by ballot:
entrants will be told in October whether they have a place. Further places are available only by fundraising for certain charities.
PACE GROUPS: Once again Runner's World will be leading free pace groups around the Marathon. All you need is an official Marathon entry - you don't need to register with us separately.
Pacing groups at these target marathon paces:
7-minute miling (actually 6:53; just under 3hr marathon)
8:00 miling (just under 3:30)
9:00 miling (just under 4:00)
10:00 miling (just under 4:30)
11:00 miling (just under 5:00)
'Get You Round' (jogging pace, with a one-minute walk break after every five minutes).
Find out more about the pace groups
Meet us in the start pens (look for our big Runner's World pacing boards), and be sure to say hello at our stand in the Marathon Exhibition in the week before.
Supervised bag storage
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