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TCS Mini London Marathon

The TCS Mini London Marathon 2022 will take place on Saturday 1 October 2022 over the last 2.6km of the London Marathon Course.

If you are aged between 11 and 17 years, live or go to school in the borough and would like to take part in the TCS Mini London Marathon along part of the TCS London Marathon course then you can apply to be part of our team.

Age categories for 2022

The age categories for the the TCS Mini London Marathon 2022 are:

  • Under 13 - Born between 1 September 2009 and 1 October 2011
  • Under 15 - Born between 1 September 2007 and 31 August 2009
  • Under 17 - Born between 1 September 2005 and 31 August 2007

Joining the team

To apply to join our team you will need to:

  1. Complete a 5k parkrun event* between Saturday 2 July and Saturday 3 September 2022. We will take your fastest time between and including these two dates
  2. Register to complete a parkrun no later than the 6pm the Friday before you want to run
  3. Complete the Richmond Mini Marathon online form by Sunday 4 September 2022, late entries will not be accepted

* There are four parkruns in the borough, Bushy Park, Crane Park, Old Deer Park and Richmond Park. Events take place every Saturday at 9am. Please note that all under 11s must be within arm's reach of a parent, guardian or other designated adult of the parents' choice at parkrun5k events. This is a parkrun insurance requirement and local event teams have the authority to remove the results of juniors who persistently flout this non-negotiable rule. Please do not forget to bring your barcode with you as we cannot accept times that are not official registered with the correct barcode.

The Sports Development Team will select the six fastest male and six female athletes in each category to represent Richmond on Saturday 1 October 2022. We will contact qualifying athletes by email during the week commencing 5 September 2022.

Wheelchair and ambulant athlete entry

There is also the opportunity for young athletes who use wheelchairs or have a physical or sensory impairment to take part in the TCS Mini London Marathon championships in the following categories:

  • Under-14 Boys and Girls Wheelchair
  • Under-17 Boys and Girls Wheelchair
  • Under-14 Boys and Girls Ambulant
  • Under-17 Boys and Girls Ambulant

How to enter

For further details on taking part in these categories please contact Michelle Weltman, the TCS Mini London Marathon Wheelchair and Ambulant/Para Athlete Coordinator, at

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Updated: 28 July 2022

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