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The Virgin Money London Marathon Running Show

What to expect at the Excel Centre?

A visitor enjoying the Virgin Money Giving Challenge Zone

Situated at the Excel Centre in East London, the Virgin Money London Marathon Running Show is way more than just the place you go to collected your race number and goody bag.

We can’t fit everything in this article but here’s a quick look at some of the fantastic things on offer at the Virgin Money London Marathon Running Show

Centre Stage

Not to be missed, the Centre Stage hosts a variety of talks throughout the day including regular Experts’ Shows where the speakers give advice on how to get the most out of Marathon day and how to get the best from yourself. Throughout the day you can hear from a selection of athletes, motivational speakers and celebrities. Check out the schedule over the four days.

Virgin Money Giving Challenge Zone

This is awesome, even if we do say so ourselves. We have a bowling alley, giant juke box, dance floor, photo opportunities, air hockey and so much more. Don’t forget - if you take part in any of our challenges you have the opportunity to win extra donations, here’s how it works. Keep your eye on our social channels over the next four days to see what’s happening in the Virgin Money Challenge Zone.

Little bit of shopping sweetie?

If you are in the mood for some extra cardio, you can shop till you drop. You can pick up fitness and running attire, gadgets to support and enhance your ability, food, medal displays and much more. If your feet get weary or you want to let the shoppers get on with it there’s a café area and seats at the Centre Stage.

Run around the world

If you fancy taking on another challenge, there is a plethora of stalls to showcase various marathons and runs across the globe alongside opportunities for running and fitness challenges in the UK.

Charity Chums

As the Virgin Money London Marathon is the biggest annual single-day fundraising event in the world, the Running Show wouldn’t be complete without a massive representation from some of the amazing charities involved in the event. Their stalls and representatives are amazing so make sure you stop by and say hello.

As we say, we can’t cover everything the Running Show has to offer, so make sure you give yourself plenty time to take part and take it all in.

We hope to see you at the Running Show and from everyone at Virgin Money Giving, you are amazing and #ThanksaBillion for raising even more for charity. You’ve got this!

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