Calling all junior runners…2016 Lewisham Mini-Marathon Trials

Press Release

Do you want to take part in this year’s Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon on Sunday 24th April 2016? If you do and you want to represent Lewisham you must be at least 11 years old on the 24th April 2016 (born between 1 September 2002 and 24 April 2005) and under 17 years old (born between 1 September 1998 and 31 August 2000). You MUST also register to take part in the Lewisham Trials by clicking on the link here.

The Lewisham borough Trials will be on Saturday 19th March 2016 at Ladywell Arena, Silvermere Road, Catford SE6 4QX and the first race will start at 09.30am, therefore, it is imperative you arrive at the Arena no later than 9.00am to be signed in.

First race – Under 13s – starts 9.30am

Second race – Under 15s  – starts 9.50am

Third race  – Under 17s – starts 10.00am

 You can only represent the London borough you live*, were born or go to school in.

  • If an athlete is eligible to run for one or more London boroughs, and one or more team manager wants to select said athlete for their team. The athlete should run for the borough they live in, which will take priority over school, and birth place.


The categories are the same as British Athletics age groupings. Please see the list below to see which age group you belong to

Boys and Girls  Under 13

Must be at least 11 years old on 24 April 2016

Born between 1 September 2002 and 24 April 2005

Boys and Girls  Under 15

Born between 1 September 2000 and 31 August 2002

Boys and Girls  Under 17

Born between 1 September 1998 and 31 August 2000

 For further information on the actual mini marathon please click on the link below.

 Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.

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