Virgin London Marathon 2013

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST APRIL 2013

ADDRESS
The Mall, Westminster, St James's, London SW1Y 5AH 
 
CONTACT
Not Available
 
Dates:
21st April 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
From 9am
 
PRICES
Free to watch
 

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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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Green Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
5 minutes walk
 
Carrington Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £200  37% 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
 
 
 
St. James's Hotel & Club London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £208  36% off
7-8 Park Place, SW1A | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Naming the St James's Hotel 'and Club' is a clever way of letting you know exactly what to expect from this establishment. Tucked away down a ... More
 
 
 
St James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  38% off
45-51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
When it was built in 1897, this gloriously luxurious hotel was the London home for visiting aristocrats from throughout the world. Now, with its location in ... More
 
 
 
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Fatal Attraction
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th March to 21st June 2014
Haymarket Theatre Royal, Haymarket, SW1Y | 11 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Natascha McElhone is Alex Forrest in a new stage adaptation of Fatal Attraction directed by Trevor Nunn, taking on the role of the bunny boiling lover ...More
 
 
 
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Jersey Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th March to 26th October 2014
Piccadilly Theatre, 16 Denman Street, Soho, London W1D | 12 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Jersey Boys at the Piccadilly Theatre is the tale of four blue collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks who went on to become ...More
 
 
 
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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June to 25th October 2014
Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 14 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime has been cancelled at the Apollo Theatre. It will transfer to the Gielgud Theatre on 24th June ...More
 
 
 
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St James Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
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 ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 8 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
The exterior of the Victoria Palace is among the most impressive of any theatre in London. Before the advent of air travel, the giant arch, dome ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 10 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
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Clarence House
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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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
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
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 3 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public every ... More
 
 
 
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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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John Lobb
London > Shopping > Shoes
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
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
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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Boulestin
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
5 St James' Street, SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Named after legendary French chef Marcel Boulestin, this St James' Street restaurant from Joel Kissin takes its inspiration from the original Boulestin which stood on Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Thirty Six by Nigel Mendham at DUKES LONDON
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
35 St. Jame's Place, SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Wheeler's Of St James's
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
72-73 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Marco Pierre White has teamed up with Sir Rocco Forte to revive Wheeler's of St James's as a fish restaurant - a fitting purpose given this ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 20 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 22 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 23 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Although many of the parks in London are officially owned by the sovereign, it is the four central London parks (one of which is Green Park) ... More
 
 
 
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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The Athenaeum Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Athenaeum, 116 Piccadilly, W1J | 8 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
The Athenaeum Spa promises to revive and rejuvenate its guests with the help of bespoke REN treatments and Elemis pampering. Treatment options include a Moroccan rose ... More
 
 
 
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, SW1H | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
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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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
 
 
 
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Dukes Hotel: Cognac and Cigar Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Famous for its martinis - a favourite with James Bond author Ian Fleming - Dukes Hotel extends its drinking area to include an outdoor Cognac and ... More
 
 
 
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Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 5 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
... More
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 6 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
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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
World famous luxury hotel, right on Piccadilly, with a roof terrace looking across Green Park. The fine food (particularly the Afternoon Tea) at the Ritz attract ... More
 
 
 
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The May Fair
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from Virgin London Marathon 2013
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The Mall events

 
Tour de FranceTour de FranceThe Tour de France, the world's largest annual sporting event, comes to London on Monday 7th July 2014. The event which sees the world's top road cyclists compete for the famous yellow jersey will see huge numbers of people lining the streets of the capital to see the action. The best places to see the cyclists, who leave from Cambridge City Centre7th July 2014Monday 7th July 2014 Where:
The Mall,   Westminster      SW1Y 5AH
Category: event
 
Tour de France
event > Sporting Events > Other Sports - Cycling
DATES  Monday 7th July 2014
VENUE  The Mall 
The Tour de France, the world's largest annual sporting event, comes to London on Monday 7th July 2014. The event which sees the world's top road cyclists compete for the famous yellow jersey will see huge numbers of people lining the streets of the capital to see the action. The best places to see the cyclists, who leave from Cambridge City Centre... More about this event
RideLondon FreeCycleRideLondon FreeCycleRideLondon FreeCycleBritain's biggest bike festival gets under way with the RideLondon FreeCycle, in which around 50,000 riders took part last year. A celebration of cycling, the event gives cyclists of all abilities the chance to ride through traffic-free streets in central London. An eight-mile loop will take in some of London's most iconic sights, with participants9th August 2014Saturday 9th August 2014 Where:
The Mall,   Westminster      SW1Y 5AH
Category: event
Free Event 
RideLondon FreeCycle
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Cycling | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 9th August 2014
VENUE  The Mall 
Britain's biggest bike festival gets under way with the RideLondon FreeCycle, in which around 50,000 riders took part last year. A celebration of cycling, the event gives cyclists of all abilities the chance to ride through traffic-free streets in central London. An eight-mile loop will take in some of London's most iconic sights, with participants... More about this event
 
 

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The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760
The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 3 minutes walk from The Mall

Marking the 300th anniversary of the beginning of the Georgian era, T he First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760 ...More

 
The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-60 And Kensington Palace
Exhibitions | Until 25th July 2014 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 3 minutes walk from The Mall

Explore the Georgian era in more detail with a combined visit to The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714 60 ...More

Urinetown The Musical
Urinetown The Musical
Theatre | Until 3rd May 2014 

St James Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Mall

In a city in the future, suffering from a drought of terrible proportions, a business tycoon has made his vast ...More

 
Champagne House
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th April 2014 

Funky Buddha 7 minutes walk from The Mall

Resident DJs spin R&B and their own special mixes....More

Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot
Theatre | Until 21st June 2014 

Victoria Palace Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Mall

Winner of BBC Radio 2 Audience Olivier Award 2013. This tale of a boy from a mining community who wants ...More

 
Tauba Auerbach
Exhibitions | Until 15th June 2014 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 9 minutes walk from The Mall

This will be San Francisco-born, New York based artist Tauba Auerbach's first solo exhibition in the UK. Her work encompasses ...More

David Robilliard: The Yes No Quality Of Dreams
Exhibitions | Until 15th June 2014 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 9 minutes walk from The Mall

David Robilliard was a London-based poet and painter. Born in 1952 on the Channel Island of Guernsey, he moved to ...More

Mark Z Danielewski: Talk
Exhibitions | On 17th April 2014 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 9 minutes walk from The Mall

The American horror writer discusses his work....More

Kate Adie: Talk
Exhibitions | On 17th April 2014 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 9 minutes walk from The Mall

The author and broadcaster discusses her latest book....More

Simon Wroe And Michael J Gibney: Talk
Exhibitions | On 17th April 2014 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 9 minutes walk from The Mall

The two authors discuss their works on food....More

 
 
 
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