Race information

The BUPA London 10,000 will take place at 10.00am on Monday 25th May 2015. It starts and finishes in St James’s Park and uses Green Park as its assembly area.

The Race starts on The Mall and finishes on Spur Road opposite Buckingham Palace. Runners follow a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London, passing many of London’s famous sights including, Admiralty Arch, Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, Mansion House, Bank of England, Leadenhall Market, The Monument, Millennium Bridge, Tate Gallery, Cleopatra’s Needle, the London Eye, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey.

Important Travel Information

We have been notified that there will be extensive engineering works on both underground and overground lines in London and on some First Capital Connect and South West Train lines on Sunday 25 May. The following engineering works will take place so please plan ahead and visit www.tfl.gov.uk/check for updates before you travel.

London Underground has planned engineering works on the following lines:

District Line – Part suspended between Aldgate East and Upminster. A rail replacement service will be in operation.

Hammersmith and City Line – Part suspended between Moorgate and Barking. A rail replacement service will be in operation.

Jubilee Line – Part suspended between Finchley Road and Waterloo until 11:00.

Victoria Line – Part suspended from Highbury and Islington to Walthamstow Central.

London Overground has planned engineering works on the following routes:

Track closures from Highbury and Islington to Clapham Junction/ New Cross/ New Cross Gate.

Sydenham to West Croydon.

Track Closures from Euston to Watford Junction until 08:45 and then Queen’s Park to Watford Junction (all day).

First Capital Connect – Thameslink has planned engineering works on the following lines:

Route 6 (Bedford and Brighton): Until approximately 08:15, buses will replace trains between Flitwick and Bedford.

Route 6 (Bedford and Brighton): All day, trains will not run between London St Pancras International and Farringdon.

Route 7 Luton / Wimbledon/ Sutton.

Route 8 St Albans, Mitcham, Sutton.

No service between West Hampstead and London Blackfriars.

South West Trains has planned engineering works on the following lines:

Between London Waterloo (via Richmond) and Twickenham/Staines/ Windsor & Eton Riverside/Reading/Strawberry Hill/Kingston/Wimbledon and also between London Waterloo (via Wimbledon) and Strawberry Hill.

No trains between Richmond and Feltham / Strawberry Hill.

Pollen Warning

The Royal Parks have warned us that there is a particularly high pollen count from the plane trees in Green Park this year. Please plan ahead if you think this may affect you.

British 10K Championships

This year's race will feature the British 10K Championships Men and Women. Prize money as shown below. Any British Athletes who have run 10km faster than 32mins (Men) and 38mins (Women) in the last two years are offered a complimentary entry. Please contact Elaine Rayner: elainer@london-marathon.co.uk by Friday 9th May when entries will close.

Prize Money British Athletics Individual   Prize Money British Athletics Team (3 to score)
             
  Men Women     Men Women
1 £2000 £2000   1 £2000 £2000
2 £1000 £1000   2 £1000 £1000
3 £800 £800   3 £750 £750
4 £700 £700   4 £500 £500
5 £600 £600   5 £300 £300
6 £500 £500   6 £200 £200
7 £400 £400        
8 £300 £300        
9 £200 £200        
10 £100 £100        

Individual Prize Money is only available to runners who are eligible to represent Great Britain in International competition.

Team results and Prize Money will be based on the results of runners who are eligible to represent Great Britain and who have adhered to British Athletics rules re club vests.

Club entries will close on Friday 9th May.

This position has been agreed by the London Marathon and British Athletics to enhance the development of UK runners.

Course map

Please click on the image below to view the course map as a PDF.

Road Closures

Please click on the image below to view the road closure leaflet as a PDF.