How to Enter

Online Entry

The Big Half will take place on Sunday 4 March 2018.

General entries for UK and overseas runners have now sold out. Entries for residents who live in the London boroughs that the course passes through (Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Lewisham and Greenwich) have also sold out.

More information on how to enter The Little Half and The Big Relay on Sunday 4 March 2018 will be available soon.

Charity entries

A number of charities still have guaranteed entries for The Big Half. See our charity page for the list of charities with guaranteed entries available.

Community entries

A total of 7,500 entries, costing only £10 a place, have been ring-fenced for community groups in the four London boroughs on the route – Southwark, Lewisham, Tower Hamlets and Greenwich. The charity Sported and The Daily Mile are working with London Marathon Events Ltd to engage with local schools, sports groups, charities and faith institutes and build a genuine community involvement in The Big Half.

Can I apply for community entries?

The group or charity must be based in or work mainly in one or more of the host boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Lewisham or Greenwich to be eligible for the Community Entries.

How do I apply for community entries?

If you represent a community group in the host boroughs, please visit our community entry page to find out how to apply, or contact community.entries@thebighalf.co.uk for more details.