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Don’t stop with the Great City Race, try out other sporting events :

As well as being the organisers of the Great City Race, London Marathon Events are responsible for an exciting array of sporting challenges throughout the year. Walking, running, cycling, swimming - there is something to suit everyone:

The Vitality Big Half, 10 March 2019

The Vitality Big Half is a one day festival centred around the half marathon distance which took place for the first time in March 2018. The event is a truly global and uniquely local celebration of the wonderful cultural diversity of the great city of London. The Vitality Big Half is a sports event for all Londoners which aims to inspire entries from participants from all backgrounds so that the event mirrors the diverse demographics of London’s multi-cultural population.

Vitality London 10,000 (2019 date TBC)

The London 10,000 is a fast, flat 10K race that takes in many of London’s most iconic landmarks. The race starts on The Mall and follows a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London, Admiralty Arch, Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Bank of England, Leadenhall Market, the London Eye, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey before finishing on Spur Road in front of Buckingham Palace.

Vitality Westminster Mile (2019 date TBC)

The Westminster Mile is held on the most iconic mile in the world, starting on The Mall and finishing in front of Buckingham Palace. Organised by the London Marathon, in partnership with Westminster City Council, there are categories for all ages and abilities, to ensure that everyone, no matter what age or ability, can take part in this fun family-friendly series of mile races.

Prudential RideLondon, 3-4 August 2019

Prudential RideLondon is a world-class festival of cycling. Taking a cue from the London Marathon, amateur cyclists participate in 100-mile and 46-mile sportives on closed roads in London and Surrey. Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle offers a free family ride in central London while you can also enjoy watching the world’s best professional cyclists race in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic and Prudential RideLondon Classique.

Swim Serpentine (2019 date TBC)

Swim Serpentine is an open water swimming festival staged in the heart of London. The festival is held in and around the beautiful Serpentine in Hyde Park, the venue for the open water swimming competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The event offers participants the opportunity to choose from half-mile, one-mile and two-mile distances, or go for the big one and sign up for the 'Super Six' event.