Virgin Mini London Marathon

The Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon takes place over the final three miles of the London Marathon course and is for young people aged 11 to 17.

The next race will take place on Sunday 28 April 2019.


To apply for the Richmond Mini Marathon Team you must be aged between 11 and 17 years old.

  • Under 13 - born between 1 September 2005 and 28 April 2008
  • Under 15 - born between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2005
  • Under 17 - born between 23 April 2001 and 31 August 2003

How to apply

Follow these steps to apply:

  1. Sign up to Parkrun, if you are not already a member. We can track your qualifying times using your unique ID barcode.
  2. Complete the Mini Marathon Richmond trial form including your Parkrun barcode number.
  3. Complete a 5k Parkrun event in the borough between Saturday 5 January 2019 and Saturday 2 March 2019. 

There are four local Parkruns: Bushy Park, Crane Park, Old Deer Park and Richmond Park.

We advise parents/carers to remain onsite during the race. Please note, the terms and conditions of Parkrun state that children under the age of 11 years old are the responsibility of their parents or guardians and need to be accompanied at all times before, during and after the run. Please do not forget to bring your barcode with you as we cannot accept times that are not officially registered with the correct barcode.

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Updated: 21 December 2018