London Virgin Mini Marathon

The Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon is the official British Athletics three-mile road championships for young athletes aged between 11 and 17 years. 

Mini Marathon

Due to difficulty in arranging a trial race, the selection for this year’s Mini London Marathon team for Southwark will be done by submitting a Burgess Parkrun result once it's up and running again. If we're unable to get enough athletes to submit a team, individuals that took part in this years Cross Country event will be invited to participate.

Age eligibility

To compete, you must be in one of the following age groups:

Male and Female - under 13

  • must be at least 11 years old on 26 April 2020 or 12 on 31 August 2019
  • born between 1 September 2006 and 28 April 2009

Male and Female - under 15

  • must be 13 or 14 on 31 August 2019
  • born between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2006

Male and Female - under 17

  • must be aged 15 or 16 on 31 August 2019
  • born between 1 September 2002 and 31 August 2004

You can complete the course as many times as you'd like, submitting your best time during the dates shown below. For more information on Burgess Park Parkrun including venue, times and how to register, visit the Parkrun website.

Please ensure you send a picture or screen shot of your best Parkrun result on the website to the email lyg@southwark.gov.uk along with the following information: 

Name:
School:
DOB:
Contact Email:
Contact Number:

You can submit an entry from until Saturday 29 August 2020. We'll contact the fastest runners to gain parental consent and ensue they're ready to represent ‘Team Southwark’ at this year’s race - which is on the morning of Sunday 4 October 2020. Further details about race day will be given at this point

If you have any further questions, contact ruth.eytle@southwark.gov.uk or 0207 525 4182.

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Page last updated: 15 September 2021

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