WRP Tours - Going the extra mile so you don’t have to!

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A full buffet breakfast is served from 05.45. Any guests who do not wish to go to the start can breakfast later.


If you are leaving the hotel after the race, all rooms must be cleared by 12.00hrs. Late checkouts are available if pre-booked with WRP Tours.

For all runners who vacate their rooms in the morning, post-race showering facilities (inc. soap, towel and shampoo) are available after the race. See your individual hotel for details.


One of the primary aims of WRP Tours is to make your marathon weekend as stress free as possible. As part of your weekend package, all runners and spectators will have a complimentary coach transfer to the start. We are one of the few tour companies that offer this service to spectators.

We aim to have all coaches arrive at the Start just after 08:00hrs. This may sound early but after this time the police impose road closures. If your coach is one for the spectator service you are welcome to stay wait onboard until nearer the start - useful if it is cold and wet!


WRP Tours firmly believe that the spectators are as important as the runners and we aim to care for them to the same degree. With that in mind, we offer a complimentary coach transfer back into central London after the start of the race. The coaches drop passengers near Temple Underground station, just before the 24 mile point. This is a great option for those with small children and those who find walking more difficult. Spectators can either stay around this area or walk to the marathon finish area.  Seats must be pre-booked and details will be available nearer the event.


Please note that WRP Tours cannot take responsibility for the care of children whilst parents compete in the Marathon. If WRP Tours feel there might be a potential problem, we reserve the right to seek clarification as to what supervision arrangements the parent/guardian intend to make for a child/children during the event.


All runners and spectators make their own way back to their hotels.

In our  ‘Final Details' we will give guidance of how this can be achieved  (issued early April).


All guests have a buffet included in their package.

These facilities are available from 14.30 hrs until 18.30hrs. Unfortunately we cannot operate extended post race facilities.


With 30 years experience behind us, we have seen many runners take longer than expected to finish the Marathon. This can bring along a set of problems of its own. Never underestimate how fatigued you may be or how long it could take you to get across London and back to your hotel and your return transport home. There are many ways to alleviate the stress. Consider booking a later train, getting a taxi to the station/airport or booking an extra night for Sunday?

Please note: If there has been a medical problem during the race and the runner is hospitalised, the relatives/hospital should contact WRP Tours directly. We would then liaise with the hotel about providing emergency accommodation.