Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Virgin Money London Marathon?
The Virgin Money London Marathon is a world famous challenge and one of the biggest fundraising events on the planet! Come and join #TeamPCRC and run the 26.2 mile route with spectators cheering you on as you run through London’s closed roads. It is an amazing event to get involved with, running past the Tower of London, Cutty Sark, and many other iconic sights in the city before finishing on the Mall.
How fit do I need to be to run the Virgin Money London Marathon?
The Virgin Money London Marathon is fairly flat but still involves you having done at least 4 months training prior to the event. There are training plans you can follow in order to keep you on track.
How old do I need to be to run the Virgin Money London Marathon?
You must be over the age of 18 on race day to take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon. Race day is Sunday 25th April 2021.
What do I receive for completing the Virgin Money London Marathon?
You receive a medal and a goody bag, as well as a finisher t-shirt, at the end of the race after crossing the finishing line at the Mall. You also are invited to an after party with PCRC, where you will be able to relax with a shower, a massage, food and a glass of bubbles! Following the event, you receive a thank you letter and certificate of fundraising from the charity.
When does the Virgin Money London Marathon take place?
The Virgin Money London Marathon takes place on Sunday 25th April 2021.
Where can I find the route?
You can find the route by following the link below.
Where does all the money I raise go?
All the funds you raise will go back into funding research and allowing scientists to test out methods and ideas in order to come up with better treatments for life-threatening prostate cancer.
How do I contact PCRC?
Telephone: 0203 735 5444
Address: Prostate Cancer Research Centre, 23-26 Great James Street, London, WC1n 3ES
Registered Charity Number: 1156027