Mini Marathon

TCS Mini London Marathon Championships


The TCS Mini London Marathon Championships is the official British road championships for young athletes aged between 11 and 17 years. The course takes place over the final 2.6km of the London Marathon course.

Who Can Apply?

For those who would like to represent Wandsworth at the TCS Mini London Marathon Championships 2024 need to be between 11 and 17 years old and either live or go to school in the borough.

There are three age categories for the 2024 race:

  • U13 boys and U13 girls, aged 11 or 12 on 31 August 2023 (school year seven or eight)
  • U15 boys and U15 girls, aged 13 or 14 on 31 August 2023, (school year nine or 10)
  • U17 men and U17 women, aged 15 or 16 on 31 August 2023 (school year 11 or 12)

How to Apply for Team Wandsworth

  1. All athletes wishing to be considered for the Wandsworth team will need to complete a 5K park run event between Saturday  27th January and Saturday 30th March 2024. We will take your fastest time between and including these two dates. We advise parents/careers to remain onsite during the race.
  2. Register to complete a Park Run at no later than 6pm the Friday before you want to run.
  3. Complete the Team Wandsworth Mini Marathon Mini Marathon Application form: by Sunday 31st March 2024. Late entries will not be accepted.

Park Runs

  • There are two park runs in the Wandsworth borough and seven others close by: Clapham Common, Tooting Common, Wimbledon Common, Richmond , Fulham Palace, Brockwell Park, Herne Hill, Dulwich Park, Crystal Palace.
  • To view details of Park Run events please visit the Park Run website:
  • Events take place every Saturday at 9am. Please do not forget to take your barcode with you as we can not accept times that are not officially registered with the correct barcode.
  • When taking part in Park Run events you must adhere to their terms and conditions

What Happens Next?

The Sport & Physical Activity Team will select the six fastest male and female athletes in each category to represent Wandsworth on Saturday 20th April 2024. We will contact qualifying athletes during early September to confirm selection and with details for the event.


TCS Mini London Wheelchair and Ambulant/ Para Marathon

Wheelchair and ambulant athlete entry

There is also the opportunity for young athletes who use wheelchairs or have a physical or sensory impairment to take part in the TCS Mini London Marathon championships in the following categories:

  • Under-14 Boys and Girls Wheelchair
  • Under-17 Boys and Girls Wheelchair
  • Under-14 Boys and Girls Ambulant
  • Under-17 Boys and Girls Ambulant

How to enter:

For further details on taking part in these categories please contact Michelle Weltman, the TCS Mini London Marathon Wheelchair and Ambulant/Para Athlete Coordinator, at