News & Events All events London Marathon 2020 RACE postponed until 4th October 2020 The London Marathon (currently known as the Virgin Money London Marathon) was first held in 1909 and is now one of the most well known races in the world. The London Marathon is run over a largely flat course around the River Thames, and spans 26 miles. There are just over 42,000 places available and every year it sells out with a long waiting list of runners! For the 2020 race BRACE has secured 5 places for people who would like to use their trainers to raise funds for idementia research. If you'd like to run the London Marathon 2020 for BRACE, you'll receive: An exclusive #TeamBRACE technical running vest A fundraising pack with hints and tips on your fundraising. Advice and support from BRACE, helping you achieve as much fundraising as possible. A dedicated fundraising page on our website. To apply for a place to run the London Marathon 2020 for BRACE. Please click here. Our deadline for applications is 30th September 2019, and we plan to choose our runners in October. Good Luck! For more information about running visit the official website for the London Marathon Booking for this event has now closed.