Getting a place

When is LLHM 2020?

How can I take part in LLHM 2020?

Can I transfer or defer a place?

Can I get a refund on my ballot place?

How old do I have to be to enter?

Can I register for 2021?

Change my details

How can I amend my address or other personal information?

Can I change my estimated finish time?

Start and Finish

How can I get to the start line? 

Where is the start and finish line?

What time does the race start?

Can I change my estimated finish time/start wave?

How can I start with my friends or fellow charity runners?

How will I know what wave I am in?

Is there a Bag Drop?

Is there a cut off time? 

How will my time be recorded?

LLHM Race Pack

What is in the LLHM race pack and when do I receive it?

Will you post the race pack to everyone?

Can I change my t-shirt size?

Purchase an i-Tab

Can I purchase an i-Tab after registering?

When will I receive my i-Tab?

Running Questions

Can I use headphones to listen to my music during the LLHM?

Where are the water stations?

Are there toilets on the route?

Will there be pacers?

Can I run in fancy dress?

Can I take part in my wheelchair?

Spectators

How can I meet up with friends/relatives after the race?

Where can spectators get the best views of the runners?

Others

Who owns the London Landmarks Half Marathon?

Do you have a hotel partner? 

I run a business/community group along the London Landmarks Half Marathon. Is there any way that I can get involved?

 

ANSWERS

When is LLHM 2020?

LLHM 2020 will take place on Sunday 29th March 2020.

How can I take part in LLHM 2020?

The LLHM 2020 Public Place Ballot is now closed. However we have 215 incredible charity partners so if you are interested in running for a charity please contact your chosen charity to understand their registration process.

Can I transfer or defer a place?

No, places cannot be transferred or deferred. 

Can I get a refund on my ballot place?

We're sorry but refunds are only available up to 14 days after purchase.

How old do I have to be to enter?

You must be 17 or older to take part in LLHM 2020.

Can I register for 2021?

Registration is not yet available for 2021, but keep an eye on our website for details to be released.

How can I amend my address or other personal information?

If you have moved address since you registered for the LLHM you can edit your details by following this link https://myevents.active.com/llhmlimited and updating the relevant section.

Can I change my estimated finish time?

You can edit your estimated finish time by following this link https://myevents.active.com/llhmlimited and updating the relevant section.

How can I get to the start line? 

The best way to travel is via tube. The best tube stations to go to are Charing Cross, Embankment, Westminster or St James’s Park. There is no parking on site. 

Where is the start and finish line?

The Welcome Area is in King Charles Island (Trafalgar Square) and the Start Line is in Pall Mall. The Finish Line is in Whitehall. 

What time does the race start?

The first wave will start at 9.20am and the last wave will start at 10.23am. You will be allocated a wave closer to the time with a specific start time.

Can I change my estimated finish time/start wave?

You can edit your estimated finish time by following this link https://myevents.active.com/llhmlimited and updating the relevant section.

How can I start with my friends or fellow charity runners?

Yes, ensure you have all selected the same estimated finish time. If you are allocated different start times, please drop back to all start together.

How will I know what wave I am in?

LLHM will email you a couple of weeks before the event to let you know your allocated wave. Please add [email protected] to your contacts so that you receive important email updates. Please also check your junk/spam folder if you can't find the email. 

Is there a Bag Drop?

Yes there is and only drawstring LLHM bags will be allowed into the bag drop. Everyone will receive one of these bags in their race pack. The Bag Drop will be at Waterloo Place.

Is there a cut off time? 

Yes after 4 hours the roads will re-open and runners will be asked to continue on the pavement.

How will my time be recorded?

Your time will be recorded with UHF Chip technology. Your finish time will be texted to you after crossing the finish line and will be available on the London Landmarks Half Marathon website.

What is in the LLHM race pack and when do I receive it?

All runners will get an LLHM race pack which includes a technical running t-shirt and a high quality drawstring bag. Each runner will also be given an exclusive LLHM finishers medal and sweatband after the race.

Will you post the race pack to everyone?

Race packs will be delivered to all participants including international runners approximately two weeks before the event. If you lose your race pack or it doesn't arrive you can collect a replacement pack at a central London collection point the day before race day, more information will be available at a later date.

Can I change my t-shirt size?

Yes you can change your t-shirt size before Sunday 9th February. Get in touch with the LLHM Team at [email protected] or call 0207 398 3422 to request the change.

Can I purchase an Itab after registering?

If you have already registered but would now like to purchase an iTab you can log into your account and do this via https://myevents.active.com/llhmlimited

When will I receive my Itab?

iTabs will be posted out after the event, if you have moved house since creating an Active account please log into your account via https://myevents.active.com/llhmlimited and make sure your address is updated.

Can I use headphones to listen to my music during the LLHM?

We strongly discourage the use of any equipment that acts as an impediment to hearing or concentration when competing. This includes, but is not limited to, mobile telephones, personal stereos and MP3 players. We cannot be responsible for accidents resulting from taking part with such equipment. We will have the most fantastic entertainment lined up on the route that you won't want to miss.

Where are the water stations?

There are 5 water stations on the course (miles 3, 5 ,6, 9 and 11) with a variety of water cups, ooho pods and bottles. We will be providing an isotonic drink option as well. Water will also be provided at the Finish Line. 

If you choose to bring your own reusable drinks bottle, you will have your own designated refill station halfway round the course (which is separate from the other water stations) where you can refill your own bottle if needed. A Refill Station will also available at the start area.

Are there toilets on the route?

There will be plenty of toilets along the route. They will be positioned at the start and finish, as well as at miles 3, 5, 8 and 11.

Will there be pacers?

Yes, there will be pacers across a variety of average speeds in some of the waves.

Can I run in fancy dress?

Yes you can. Please be aware of the cut off times to ensure that your fancy dress outfit will not impair your ability to complete the course in this time

Can I take part in my wheelchair?

Unfortunately, we are not currently able to accommodate wheelchair athletes but this is something that we are looking to introduce in subsequent years.

How can I meet up with friends/relatives after the race?

The area around the Finish Line and King Charles Street will be incredibly busy after the race with thousands of runners, spectators and members of the public. We highly recommend arranging an alternative post-race meeting point away from the Finish and Bag Drop area. Please agree your meeting point in advance.

Where can spectators get the best views of the runners?

There will be dedicated cheer points along the route which will be supported by some of our official charities. We will release further details on these locations closer to race day.

Who owns the London Landmarks Half Marathon?

The event is owned by baby charity, Tommy's. Tommy's have launched this event to benefit the charity sector. The profits from the LLHM go to baby charity, Tommy's who organise the race. Tommy's exist to save babies' lives through funding research into miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth.

Do you have a hotel partner? 

We are absolutely delighted to announce that our Official Hospitality Partner is London Hospitality Services. They have sourced accommodation options for all runners, spectators and enthusiasts, many of which are perfectly located near to the start line! There are some great exclusive benefits which all bookers can also take advantage of. Visit here for further details.

I run a business/community group along the London Landmarks Half Marathon. Is there any way that I can get involved?

Yes, we’d love to hear from you. Please contact [email protected] to discuss your involvement.