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Original Marathon VIII

Original Marathon returns Saturday 8 March 2025 for only the 8th running of this historic route. Windsor Castle to White City - London's newest, oldest marathon.

The first EVER 26.2 mile marathon was at the London 1908 Olympic Games, the route was not re-run until 1933 to 1937 as the Polytechnic Marathon. In 2024, a pioneering group of runners set out on the first event on this historic course for over 80 years.

In 2025, you too can run in the footsteps of legends and take part in Original Marathon VIII.

How to enter:

  • BALLOT - The ballot is open 5 July 2024 to 23:45 Monday 30 September 2024. Successful entrants will be notified 1 October 2024.

  • HALF PRICE CHARITY - Skip the ballot and secure your place in the event immediately by taking a HALF PRICE charity entry for our charity partners Aspire.

  • LAUNCH Tickets - SOLD OUT.  Register your interest to be first to hear about future launches

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