TCS London Marathon

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TCS London Marathon Package

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Travelling Fit is an official Australian Tour operator for the TCS London Marathon and has been organising packages to this Major event for 21 years.

We offer a 5 Day/4 Night package with the possibility to extend your stay at the NYX London Holborn Hotel, a very well-appointed property located in the centre of London and only a 20 minute walk from Admiralty Arch, just up from the finish area of the marathon.

We also offer an optional half day city tour which finishes at the Marathon expo for you to collect your all-important event pack including your race bib. There is also opportunities to shop and book a massage ahead of the big day, amongst other things.

The staff at Travelling Fit have run this event on multiple occasions, and with our own personal representatives joining the group in London, you can be assured that we will look after your every need!

Please Note:
Travelling Fit’s packages to the TCS London Marathon are only available to Australian residents.

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  • 5 DAY / 4 NIGHTS
    • Guaranteed Race Entry (Runners Only)
    • 4 Nights Accommodation at NYX London
      Check in: Thu 24 April | Check out: Mon 28 April 2025
    • Full English Breakfast Daily
    • Group Morning Warm Up Runs
      exclusive to Travelling Fit clients
    • Pre-Marathon Dinner
      exclusive to Travelling Fit clients
    • Private Coach Transfer to Race Start
      exclusive to Travelling Fit runners
    • Supporters can join the Travelling Fit team to cheer on the runners
      exclusive to Travelling Fit supporters
    • Post Race Celebration Drinks and Canapes
      exclusive to Travelling Fit clients
    • Personalised Travelling Fit “Australia” Running Top
      exclusive to Travelling Fit clients
    • Invite to Travelling Fit’s London Marathon Closed Facebook Group
      exclusive to Travelling Fit clients
    • Travelling Fit Representative on site and available for questions
      exclusive to Travelling Fit clients
    • Service Charges and local VAT Tax
  • Exclusive Optional Half-Day City Tour of London on Friday with drop off at the Marathon Expo – $89 per person
    exclusive to Travelling Fit clients


deposit and payment structure

Initial Deposit
$1450 per Runner
$550 per Supporter
Second Instalment
$650 per runner due Friday 18 October 2024
Final Balance
Friday 10 January 2025
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The TCS London Marathon Course

The start is in Blackheath and Greenwich, in South East London. The course then runs past the Woolwich Artillery Barracks (at 7 miles/11.2 kms) round to the famous Cutty Sark in Greenwich. Here the crowds are thick, as supporters take advantage of the pubs and restaurants of this popular spot.

The runners then go through Surrey Quays (8 miles/12.8 kms) and Bermondsey, then along Jamaica Road to the majestic Tower Bridge (at about 12 miles/19.2 kms). On the other side of Tower Bridge you head East on the Highway past Wapping. Unless you are very fast, runners who have completed the circuit of the Isle of Dogs will already be coming the other way along the same road. Then it is 3-4 windswept miles (4.8-6.4 kms) around the Isle of Dogs, where the crowds are thinner. Then past the pointed-topped Canary Wharf (mile 19/30.4 kms), one of Europe’s tallest buildings towering 800ft above the City, where the pain begins as you loop around the north side of West India docks and Limehouse (mile 21/33.6 kms).

Then back in the other direction along the Highway, passing Tower Bridge (mile 22.5/36 kms) to the north side, with the runners still streaming across the Bridge. You then follow along the Embankment, past Cleopatra’s needle, up to the House of Commons and the Clock Tower containing Big Ben, at 25 miles (40 kms). With a mile to go (1.6 kms), you turn right at Westminster Bridge, into Parliament Square, down Birdcage Walk alongside St James’s Park. The last 200 yards (320 metres) you turn right outside the front of Buckingham Palace, and up the Mall towards Trafalgar Square. The finish is in the Mall, alongside St James’s Palace, with Buckingham Palace behind you.

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London Marathon Race Information

Entry Fees

Please be aware that a Marathon Entry Only is not possible and that entries MUST be purchased as part of a package that includes accommodation.

Please refer to Package details for more information.

Qualifying Times

There are no qualifying times required for the TCS London Marathon when purchasing a package through Travelling Fit.

Start Time

From 10:00 to 11:30 a sequence of start waves will take place, with short gaps in between to allow the course ahead to clear – providing everyone with more space and an enjoyable experience.

Please note: all Start Lines will close at 11:30. For event safety reasons, participants will not be permitted to start after this time.

Cut-Off Times

The official course cut-off time is eight hours from the moment the final participant crosses the Start Line at 11:30.

The Finish Line closes at 19:30 on The Mall, and is then moved to St James’s Park until 23:59:59.

Race Timing

You will receive your your bib number, with timing chip attached, and safety pins to fix it to your top, at the Expo.

Race Packets

You’ll receive your kit bag when you register for the TCS London Marathon at the TCS London Marathon Expo. You’ll also receive a sticker with your race number on it – please attach it to your kit bag.

Your kit bag is to keep your belongings in on race day, like food, drink and a change of clothes.

You’ll be able to drop your kit bag off at the baggage trucks at the start of the race. It will be announced on the loud speaker when it’s time to do this, and the trucks will be numbered so you’ll know which one to go to. Please note the trucks will only accept official kit bags with the sticker attached.

The trucks will be driven to the finish line so you can collect your belongings quickly and easily at the end of the race. You’ll need to show your runner number to collect your bag.

Pace Setters

There will be pacers at the TCS London Marathon, ranging from 3:00 hours to 7:30 hour pace.

Pacers will carry large flags displaying their times – just look out for them in your allocated start zone and on the course.

Aid Stations

There are 19 Drinks Stations on the route of the TCS London Marathon situated as follows:

Buxton Natural Mineral Water
Available at miles 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 and 25.

Lucozade Sport
Available at miles 7, 15, 21 and 23.

Lucozade Sport Carbo Gel stations
Available at miles 14 and 19.

Personal Refreshments and Clothing

No personal refreshments can be left out along the course.

You should hand your bag in at the truck with the number range which corresponds to your running number.

Staff on the trucks will only accept official TCS London Marathon kitbags, so please ensure you have stuck your self-adhesive running number label to the kitbag where indicated.

You will then be able to retrieve your kitbag from the baggage trucks after you finish. Once you have deposited your kitbag on the truck, you will not be able to retrieve your belongings until you arrive at the finish.


The Travelling Fit Marathon package includes transportation from your hotel to the start of the race on Travelling Fit’s designated luxury coach.


The 2025 TCS London Marathon Running Show will take place from Wednesday 23 to Saturday 26 April 2025 at ExCeL London:

ExCeL London
Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
E16 1XL

The closest station to the TCS London Marathon Running Show is Custom House DLR

Opening Times

Wednesday 23 April: 10:00 to 20:00
Thursday 24 April: 10:00 to 20:00
Friday 25 April: 10:00 to 20:00
Saturday 26 April: 08:30 to 17:30

Finishes T-Shirts, Medals and Certificates

All finishers will receive a commemorative medal and a finishers bag.

Weather Conditions

The average April temperature is 12 – 16 degrees Celsius (50 – 60 degrees Fahrenheit).

The weather continues to be great in April in London, UK, when spring is in full swing.

Other Events

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