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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST APRIL 2013

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Virgin London Marathon 2013Every spring, around 30,000 runners flood the streets of the capital to take part in the London Marathon - one of the top five international marathons and the largest annual fund raising event in the world. Serious competitors mingle with charity fun-runners in the April sunshine as the 26.2 mile route comes alive to the sounds of bands, cheering crowds and pounding feet. The race kicks off at Greenwich Park and Blackheath with a loop around Charlton and Woolwich, continues through Rotherhithe and Bermondsey, crosses the Thames on Tower Bridge before circling Canary Wharf and the City ahead of the showpiece finish along the Embankment, past Parliament Square and onto The Mall in the shadow of Buckingham Palace. Last year it was Kenya who stole the show: Wilson Kipsang led a Kenyan one-two in the men's elite race while Mary Keitany recorded a second successive win in the women's race ahead of four fellow Kenyans.

 

About The Mall

Running from Buckingham Palace to Admiralty Arch and Trafalgar Square, The Mall is a long red tarmac road which splits St James's Park on the south side from St James's Palace and Green Park on the north. Closed to traffic on Sundays and public holidays, the tree-lined Mall offers one of London's most memorable views of the Queen's official residence. More about The Mall

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St James's Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Green Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Arlington House Pure Parking
 
5 minutes walk
 
Carrington Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £218  42% off
St James's Place, SW1A | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
This Mayfair institution is in a 17th-century building hidden down a quiet side street behind The Ritz. Decorated in a smart, traditional style, the mews rooms ... More
 
 
 
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7-8 Park Place, SW1A | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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45-51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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Virgin London Marathon 2013, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 3 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
During 2016 alone, The Queen carried out over 300 official engagements. On each of these occasions a gift was given or exchanged. After a 65-year reign, ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th August 2017 at 7.30pm & 18th and 19th August 2017 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Virgin London Marathon 2013, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
The award-winning company presents its take on Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical....More
 
 
 
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Virgin London Marathon 2013, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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12 Palace Street, SW1E | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Billed by its operators as 'the first newly built central London theatre in 30 years', St James Theatre opens to the public in September ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 7 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a broad ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St James's Palace, St James's, London SW1 | 2 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
The home of the Queen Mother from 1953 to 2002, a tour of Clarence House is an excellent way of experiencing the living history of the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 3 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Once Buckingham Palace's resident chapel, the Queen's Gallery was opened in 1962 and holds regularly changing exhibitions. It allows the general public glimpses of rarely seen ... More
 
 
 
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Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 3 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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Lock & Co
London > Shopping > Clothing
6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Founded in 1676, for centuries Lock & Co. has been the place to shop for a top hat if you're off to Ascot. The quaint shop ... More
 
 
 
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9 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
This historic bootmakers in St James's, set up in 1849, may be steeped in history but it's still the place to go for top quality tailor-made ... More
 
 
 
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Berry Bros & Rudd
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3 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
300-year-old wine emporium. From £5 bottles of Berry’s Good Ordinary Claret to £7000 bottles of Romanée Conti this historic wine emporium has something to suit every palate. ... More
 
 
 
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5 St James' Street, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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35 St. Jame's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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73 James Street, Chelsea, , Fulham, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 19 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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Cookery School
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 19 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 20 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 8 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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35 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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Spencer House
London > Business > Venue Hire
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Spencer family's 18th London residence. The ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Spencer family hasn’t lived in this, their London residence, since 1926. Following ... More
 
 
 
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The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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