London Landmarks Half Marathon

Discover London’s most iconic landmarks in the only closed road half marathon to go through both City of London and City of Westminster.

A Team Marsden runner smiles at the camera and raises two hands in the air.
7 April 2024
Event type
Run / Marathon
Half Marathon
Fundraising target
Registration fee

Run with Team Marsden and enjoy all the sights the capital has to offer!

The London Landmarks Half Marathon  7th April 2024.

Looking for a way to explore some of the finest landmarks London has to offer, while taking on a running challenge with a difference? Then this is the perfect event for you. Celebrating London’s grand, hidden and quirky history, this race is great for a family day out. From the Bowler hat send off to the Roman reception; amazing samba bands to the London Show Choir, runners and spectators alike will be kept entertained throughout the course.

You’ll receive amazing support in the run up to and on the big day to help you raise vital funds for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity and make a difference to the lives of people affected by cancer.

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A Team Marsden runner wearing a charity running top smiles at the camera in front of Big Ben during the London Landmarks Half Marathon 2023

How to take part


Registration is £10 per person, and we ask each participant to reach a minimum fundraising target of £350. Once you’ve signed up, you’ll be added to the official event console to claim your charity place with the event organisers. You will be sent a separate link over email and will need to complete this to secure your place. After you’ve completed both steps, you’ll be all set to lace up your trainers and get running!

Training and fundraising support

Once you’ve signed up, you’ll receive one-to-one support from a dedicated member of the charity team. They will help with your fundraising efforts and answer any questions you may have as you prepare for the big day.

You’ll also have access to our professional half marathon training plans to encourage you to start logging those miles. Whether it’s your first big race or you’re a seasoned runner, our plans will help structure your training to make sure you are ready for the challenge.

When you register, you will also be able to join our Team Marsden Runners Facebook group. Our fun, friendly and supportive online community will be there to support you all the way, share top tips and advice and keep you motivated in the run up to the event.

The London Landmarks Half Marathon route

Starting on Pall Mall, this 13.1 mile closed road route offers an unrivalled amount of iconic landmarks to keep an eye out for on the way, including St Paul’s Cathedral, Nelson’s Column, Monument and the Tower of London. The history of the city is brought to life with on-route signage celebrating its cultural quirks. Plus, a range of live music and entertainers keeps everyone motivated throughout the course. With a grand finish on Whitehall just outside Downing Street, runners are treated to further views of the capital’s must-see icons Big Ben and the London Eye. This is the perfect race for someone wanting to experience a truly vibrant event day atmosphere!

A graphic image of the London Landmarks 2024 route map

What’s included when I join Team Marsden?

Your registration includes:

  • Your race bib and welcome pack sent prior to the day, including your very own Royal Marsden Cancer Charity running vest.
  • Fundraising support and advice from a dedicated member of staff at The Royal Marsden and access to our supportive Team Marsden runners Facebook group.
  • Professional training plans to help you prepare for the big day.
  • The loudest charity cheer points on the route to keep you motivated as you tackle the course.
A Team Marsden runner makes a heart at the camera during London Landmarks 2023

Already have your own place?

Still want to be part of Team Marsden and raise money to help people with cancer here and across the world? Register with your ballot place to join Team Marsden today!