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Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon

Event Date: October 03, 2021

Fifty thousand runners will have the chance to be a part of the biggest marathon ever staged anywhere in the world on Sunday 3 October – and Team BFF will be among them!

The virtual Virgin Money London Marathon will return this year, giving participants the opportunity to take on the world’s greatest marathon on the course of their choice from 00:00:00 to 23:59:59BST, wherever they are on the planet.

Runners in the virtual event will join a record 50,000 participants who will run the traditional Virgin Money London Marathon from Blackheath to The Mall.

General entry into the virtual 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon has already sold out. The only way to be a part of the world’s biggest-ever marathon is to secure a charity place. To sign up to Team BFF please email emma@bff.org.uk for more details.

You’ll have a full 24 hours to complete your 26.2 miles on Sunday 3 October. All finishers will receive their running numbers before the event and their coveted official finisher medal and T-shirt post event.

The virtual Virgin Money London Marathon was held for the first time in 2020, when more than 37,000 runners, from all corners of the world, completed the race. The final finishing total of 37,966 means it has been awarded an official Guinness World Records title for the ‘Most users to run a remote marathon in 24 hours’

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