A significant amount of first-time marathon runners don’t make it to race day.
Think about that for a second. Think about what you, our amazing marathon runners, have gone through over the past few months.
You've organised amazing fundraising events, scheduled your lives around marathon training, running hundreds of miles and raising thousands of pounds to keep vulnerable children safe from harm.
Imagine going through all of that and not actually being part of the iconic Virgin Money London Marathon race.
The good news is, we've got some top tips to make sure you keep yourself injury free and get to the start line: