The London Marathon starts at three separate locations:
- The ‘Red Start’ will be in the Southern Park, Greenwich on Charlton Way.
- The ‘Green Start’ will be in the St. Johns Park in New South Wales and
- The ‘Blue Start’ on Shooter’s Hill Road
Long-distance running events are known as marathons, London Marathon is one of them held by London, United Kingdom, also a part of the World Marathon Majors. When we see running events like marathons, there are a lot of participants. London Marathon is also known for a large number of participants out there. If someone is interested in participating or witness the event, they can follow the instructions below to get qualified for the event and participate.
How to Participate in the London Marathon 2020
The popularity of the London Marathon grown steadily from the very beginning of the event, it’s a very long run so not can participate, you need to be fit and also a U.K. resident as well.
So, now the process to get on the track, you need to go to their official website and register for the event, through the process they will ask you for some of your personal information and your age. If all the requirements are alright, they will inform you that if you can get on the track. You can get the official id and T-shirt for the event by following the same procedure. Go to their site and submit your entry method. There are also some other ways to enter the London Marathon. You can go to Virgin Money’s website and drop your Ballot to win a Ballot entry to participate in the event. If someone registers to participate and gets qualified, they get some extra from the sponsors.
Otherwise, it’s a very long event, participants will be running 26.2 miles around the London streets. It will take at least 3-4 hours to complete.
2020 London Marathon will take place on 26 April, Sunday.
London marathon is a very historical event, there are so many record-breaking performances out there. There are all 40 Guinness world records titles have been achieved by the participants of the London Marathon 2019. The first one in this list was Oliver Williams who was the fastest marathon dressed as an awareness ribbon (male), in a time of 2 hours 36 minutes 52 seconds.
There is also a runner who caught the eye of thousands of peoples out there with a record of fastest marathon in a full-body animal costume (female), in a time of 3 hours 48 minutes 32 seconds which is a record-breaking performance. She was dressed as a panda as she attempted the run. So, overall if we see the history of the London marathon, every year we see some record-breaking performances.
Participants aside the people who observe this historical marathon are also thrilled with some drama out there. So, everyone wants to witness this whole drama and some historical moments. Getting an entry to participate can also be a little bit tricky for the emigrants and for this all reasons and craziness of peoples for this event. But there are some other ways to get a id and t-shirts with some extra dollars in an illegal way but that’s not worth the fun.
2020 London marathon is going to be an absolute thriller. I hope you can be a part of this historical event and witness some extraordinary moments.