London Deferral

London Deferral

Did you know you can enter the ABP Southampton Marathon, Half or 10k at any stage and if you get a place in London Marathon we will defer you to ABP Southampton Marathon 2021!


SIGN UP TO 2020 Event Here

The Virgin Money London Marathon is the pinnacle of any Runners career and as the ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon and 10km falls on the same day in 2020 (26th of April) and we don't expect anyone to run 2 marathon's in one day! We are offering anyone who is lucky enough to get a place in the 2020 London Marathon a free deferal into the 2021 ABP Southampton Marathon!

Entries to the Virgin Money London Marathon are done through a ballot entry, the results of which are released during October. 

To enable those who wish to sign up to early bird prices to take part in ABP Southampton Marathon, Half or 10km if they fail to get into Virgin Money London Marathon we have enabled FREE deferrals

So enter the Virgin Money London Marathon's ballot each year, and sign up to ABP Southampton Marathon, Half or 10km knowing that you can defer to 2020 if you are lucky enough to get into London!

So what are you waiting for? SIGN UP NOW to ABP Southampton Marathon, Half or 10km here and ensure you have a Race either in London or Southampton!


How to claim free deferral:

When you receive your Ballot place into the Virgin Money London Marathon 2019 in October or November:

1. Email with your Name, DOB and postcode along with a scanned copy of your entry letter before 31st December 2019.

2. We will then email you a 100% discount code for entry to ABP Southampton Half Marathon or 10km for 2021 when entries open in April 2020.

3. Please ensure you use this code by the end of May 2020 to guarantee your space at the 2021 event.

4. If you enter for London again and are successful again, we will defer your entry to 2022 for FREE!



Get in touch

If you have any enquiries, feel free to get in touch by sending us an email or calling us on 02380 273657.