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Our Other Events

The team behind Swim Serpentine organises a whole host of other great events. Take a look below and enter one of our other races today!

The Big Half

Date: Sunday 4 March 2018

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

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Virgin Money London Marathon

Date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The London Marathon is the world's greatest big city marathon. Since it was founded in 1981 by Chris Brasher and John Disley the course has changed very little. From three starts in Greenwich and Blackheath, the 26.2-mile course heads west to Tower Bridge before crossing the Thames and heading east to the Isle of Dogs. The final few miles see runners head back towards Westminster, along the Embankment, for a spectacular finish on The Mall.

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Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon

Date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon is the official British Athletics three-mile road championships for young athletes aged between 11 and 17. If you're looking for a challenge, the event is your chance to compete against the best new talent in British road running. The three-mile course stretches from London's Old Billingsgate to The Mall and the race is open to entrants from the nine regions of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, and teams from all 33 London Boroughs.

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Vitality Westminster Mile

Date: Sunday 27 May 2018

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.

Vitality London 10,000

Date: Monday 28 May 2018 (bank holiday)

The London 10,000 is a fast, flat 10km 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, taking in Admiralty Arch, Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Bank of England, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey before finishing on Spur Road in front of Buckingham Palace.

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Standard Chartered Great City Race

Date: TBC

The Standard Chartered Great City Race is a unique 5K corporate running challenge that takes place around the closed roads of the City of London. In 2015 almost 5,000 runners took part in the event, many raising money for the official race charity Seeing is Believing, which is an initiative to help tackle avoidable blindness around the world. All funds raised will be matched by Standard Chartered pound for pound.

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Prudential RideLondon

Date: 27-29 July 2018

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.